PM Modi announces interim relief of Rs 1,000 crore to cyclone-hit Bengal

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PM Modi announced an advance interim assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for cyclone-hit West Bengal on Monday. In a video message after reviewing the situation with governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and CM Mamata Banerjee in Basirhat in North 24 Parganas district, Modi also announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the families of each of those...

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Published 1 week ago -  01:17
Cyclone Amphan: PM Modi leaves for WB to take stock of situation
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 22 left from Delhi for West Bengal to take stock of the situation in the wake of cyclone Amphan. He will conduct aerial surveys and take part in review meetings later today. PM Modi will also visit Odisha later today. Cyclone has left 72 people dead and thousands homeless in West Bengal. PM Modi is on his first visit in both states after 83 days of nationwide lockdown in view of deadly COVID-19 virus.

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PM Narendra Modi on Friday announced interim central assistance of Rs 1,000 crore to West Bengal and Rs 500 crore to Odisha after an aerial survey of the...
1 week ago • IndiaTimes

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