Bengaluru, Aug 06: Following heavy rain in several parts of the state, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has asked officials to use schools and other public places in villages as relief centers.
He has asked the officials to conduct a crop loss survey and submit the report.
“To ensure relief of people affected by the downpour, I have directed officials to provide an immediate relief of ₹ 10,000 assistance to families affected by rain and ₹ 5 lakh to fully damaged houses and suitable relief to partially damaged houses,” he said in a tweet.
The CM has already ordered the release of ₹ 50 crore for emergency relief works in rain-hit districts and asked ministers to take decisions about the works that need to be immediately carried out in the affected areas. He has also assured them of additional funds for relief works if required.
The district in-charge ministers have been directed to tour the affected areas, remain in the districts, and ensure distribution of relief and initiate all necessary measures to help the affected people.