PM Modi announces 500-crore package for flood-hit Kerala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced Rs 500 crore-package for the flood-hit Kerala.

“I salute the people of Kerala for their fighting spirit. I compliment the authorities for their efforts in this adverse situation. I would also like to appreciate the wide support and solidarity from people across India towards Kerala during this unprecedented situation,” said Mr  Modi while reviewing the flood situation in Kerala on August 18.

“We made the situation very clear in front of the prime minister. The prime minister has announced Rs 500cr more than what was announced earlier (Rs 100cr). The situation is grave in Kerala. We must stand together. The prime minister has understood the situation very well. The Revenue Department officials were also there with us (during the meeting),” said  Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on flood situation in Kerala




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