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PM Modi announces financial assistance of Rs 1,000 cr to WB

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published May 22, 2020, 2:37 pm IST
Updated May 22, 2020, 2:37 pm IST
The cyclonic storm has wreaked havoc in West Bengal. It is the worst to hit in 283 years.
Narendra Modi
 Narendra Modi

The cyclonic storm has wreaked havoc in West Bengal. It is the worst to hit in 283 years. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday conducted an aerial survey of the ‘Amphan’ affected areas.

Following the survey, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an initial assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for West Bengal. In addition, a team from the Centre will soon visit the state to conduct the survey.

File PhotoFile PhotoAfter the aerial survey, PM Modi said that while there was a crisis of corona virus in the country, there was also a storm in the eastern region.

PM Modi said that the state and central government had prepared for the storm but in spite of this we have suffered a lot due to it and houses have also been destroyed.

File PhotoFile PhotoPrime Minister Narendra Modi has announced financial assistance of Rs 1,000 crore in addition to compensation to the families of the deceased.

PM Modi has also announced compensation of Rs 2 lakh to the families of the deceased. In addition, Rs 50,000 would be given to the injured.

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