A Central team will visit the State in three or 4 days to decide on the compensation to be supplied for the harm brought on by floods that ravaged varied districts from September 15 to October third week.
Announcing this within the Legislative Assembly on Thursday, whereas replying to a debate on floods, Revenue Minister R. Ashok stated each himself and Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa would maintain consultations with the Central team. The team would visit all of the flood-hit areas to assess the harm degree.
He stated floods had ravaged the State in three phases this yr. While the primary section was from August 1 to September 15, the second and third phases ranged from September 15 to 30 and October second week to third week. The Central team will decide the compensation for the second and third phases, the Minister defined. In the second section of floods, 50 taluks in 16 districts have been affected whereas a number of northern areas had been affected within the third section, he stated.
The Minister maintained that the State had managed the flood state of affairs properly this time owing to enough precautionary measures.
In all, 48,307 homes had been broken whereas crops on 20.87 lakh hectares had been devastated. In addition to this, 4,084 bridges, 7,606 authorities buildings, and 650 tanks coming beneath the Minor Irrigation Department and zilla panchayats had suffered harm.
As many as 52,240 affected folks had been put in aid centres, the Minister famous, whereas briefing concerning the aid measures taken up by the federal government.
Referring to the floods witnessed within the State final yr, the Minister reiterated that a number of eligible beneficiaries had not collected their remaining instalments of compensation for constructing homes after getting the primary instalment. He appealed to those that had misplaced their homes to get the total compensation quantity.