Naveen Visits Fani-Ravaged Puri, Distributes Relief Materials among Affected Families

Puri: After announcing relief and financial assistance for the people affected by the cyclone Fani on Sunday, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik visited one of the most affected districts ‘Puri’ on the same day and distributed relief materials among the affected families.

The Chief Minister visited Penthakata and Talabania areas here to review the damages caused by the unprecedented summer cyclone that hit Odisha on Friday.

Naveen distributed relief materials such as rice, polythene sheets and financial assistance among the affected families.

Speaking to media, the four-time Chief Minister assured that electricity and water supply will be restored in the district very soon.

Notably, the extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani caused widespread damage in Puri district, uprooting thousands of trees, destroying several homes and completely shattering the electricity infrastructure.

The Odisha Government on Sunday announced relief and financial assistance for the people affected by the natural disaster.

 The Chief Minister said that all families covered under the Food Security in extremely severely affected districts of Puri and parts of Khurda will get 50 kg of rice, Rs 2000 and polythene sheets.

In all the affected districts, people will receive one month of additional pension and house building assistance as per relief code i.e. Rs 95,100 for fully damaged structures, Rs 5,200 for partially-damaged structures and Rs 3,200 for minor damages.

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