Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 : Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today directed the administration to provide Rs.1000 cash, 50 kg rice and two-and-a-half liter kerosene to each family affected by the cyclone Titli and subsequent flood in the state.
Mr.Patnaik announced the relief package after reviewing the restoration work in the cyclone Titli and flood hit areas with the Chief Secretary, Special Relief Commissioner and Secretaries of various departments.
Official sources said as per the announcement of the Chief Minister soon Rs 2000 more will be credited to the bank account of the affected families.
As per the review meeting over 57 lakh people in 114 blocks spread over 16 districts have been affected in the cyclone Titli and subsequent flood.
The government has also decided to provide special fund to repair the damaged road of the Rural Development Department in the villages and the roads would be repaired in three days.
Sources said the situation is returning to normal in the cyclone and flood hit areas and all the affected families have been provided with polythene.
State Chief Secretary A P Padhi who visited the worst hit Gajapati district for an on the spot study of the damages caused by the cyclone and flood, apprised the situation to the Chief Minister. (UNI )