Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has announced an aid of Rs 500 cr to assist the state fight of the worst floods in approximately a decade and certain additional aid following the central squad submits its statement. UPA president Sonia Gandhi and chief minister Tarun Gogoi completed an mid-air review of the damage caused by floods in the worst-affected districts of Jorhat, Dhemaji and Lakhimpur, particularly Majuli Island, and Kaziranga National Park.
P.M. Manmohan Singh said on Monday, ”I am making a commitment to supply a central ad hoc support of Rs 500 crore to the state government’. He also added, Central squad has previously arrived here to build a full review of injure to crops, infrastructure and nationwide highways and as well for restoration of communal buildings like schools, water supply systems and hospitals.
“I have witnessed wide spoil and the public are in front of one of the most horrible floods in current period. I have learnt with sorrow that 77 citizens have died and five are lost. There has been defeat of lives and spoil inflicted on infrastructure, he said at Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport here after the survey.
Expressing agreement with the save and release operations, he said that 16 NDRF teams and 71 boats were in service in the state to save stuck people, while the Army has rescued extra than 4,000 affected citizens. The Army has deployed 752 staff for save and aid operations and 400 people have been transported to security.