Maharashtra govt sanctions Rs 11,500 crore for flood victims, carry out repair works

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday (August 3) sanctioned a sum of Rs 11,500 crore for providing immediate assistance to rain and flood-affected people and to carry out repair works of infrastructure damaged in the deluge last month. In a statement, the government of Maharashtra said that  apart from providing immediate relief, a part of the Rs 11,500 crore package will be spent on repair works and taking some long-term measures to address issues related to flood prevention and mitigation.

The statement added, The state disaster management department made a presentation before Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on the recent floods and heavy rains after which the Maharashtra cabinet sanctioned the financial assistance.

It is to be noted that Districts such as Raigad, Ratnagiri, Satara, Sangli, and Kolhapur were severely affected due to floods and extremely heavy rainfall that pounded these districts from July 21 to 23. over 200 people lost their lives in rain-related incidents like landslides and over two lakh people were forced to leave their homes.

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