Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi undertook an aerial survey of the flood affected areas in Bihar today; He took stock of the relief, rehabilitation and compensation measures in detail with the State Chief Minister Shri Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister Shri Sushil Modi and senior state officials in Purnea. The Prime Minister assured all possible assistance to the state, He announced immediate assistance worth Rs.500 crore.
The Prime Minister assured that a central team will visit the state soon to assess the extent of damage and relief. He directed that insurance companies must dispatch their observers quickly to the flood hit areas to assess the farmer’s claims related to crop insurance and provide them relief at the earliest.
He also directed the road and surface transport ministry to take effective steps for the repair of roads damaged by the flood. Center will also provide all possible assistance to the state for early restoration of the power infrastructure affected by the flood.
Financial assistance worth Rs.2 lakh will be provided to the family of each of the deceased while assistance worth Rs. 50,000 will be provided to the persons who are seriously injured in the flood hit areas.
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart Mr. Sher Bahadur Deuba have agreed to have a detailed project report prepared at the earliest on the Saptkosi high dam project and Sunkosi storage cum diversion scheme, Both the nations have also agreed to enhance the co-ordination in the areas of water logging and flood control. It will give a boost to flood control measures in the entire region.
PM @narendramodi undertook an aerial survey to take stock of the situation arising due to the floods in Bihar. pic.twitter.com/fl6ti3IWTO— PMO India (@PMOIndia) August 26, 2017
PM @narendramodi and Bihar CM @NitishKumar take stock of the flood situation in Bihar during the aerial survey this morning. pic.twitter.com/qvFgG72pS6— PMO India (@PMOIndia) August 26, 2017
प्रधानमंत्री नरेन्द्र मोदी ने आज बिहार के बाढ़ प्रभावित क्षेत्रों का हवाई सर्वेक्षण किया।— PMO India (@PMOIndia) August 26, 2017
प्रधानमंत्री ने नुकसान के आकलन के लिए तुरंत ही एक central team भेजने का भी आश्वासन दिया है।— PMO India (@PMOIndia) August 26, 2017
बाढ़ से प्रभावित सड़कों की मरम्मत के लिए सड़क एवं परिवहन मंत्रालय को उपयुक्त कार्रवाई करने का भी निर्देश दिया गया है।— PMO India (@PMOIndia) August 26, 2017
बाढ़ से प्रभावित विद्युत् इंफ्रास्ट्रक्चर की शीघ्र बहाली के लिए भी केन्द्र, राज्य सरकार की हर संभव मदद करेगा |— PMO India (@PMOIndia) August 26, 2017
प्रधान मंत्री राहत कोष से प्रत्येक मृतक के परिवार को 2 लाख रुपए एवं गंभीर रूप से घायल व्यक्ति को 50 हजार रुपए की दर से सहायता दी जाएगी।— PMO India (@PMOIndia) August 26, 2017