NEW DELHI: The Centre has declared the floods in Tamil Nadu as a ‘calamity of significant nature’, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa said on Thursday.
“During the check out of Key Minister Narendra Modi to flood-affected locations on December three, I have asked for him to declare the damages induced by floods in Tamil Nadu as national calamity. Accepting my request, the Central authorities has declared the floods in the Point out as calamity of significant nature”, she explained in a assertion.
The Lok Sabha Secretariat had despatched a circular to MPs to advise relief and restoration functions really worth Rs 1 crore in the affected districts. MPs have been urged to send out their acceptance letters to Union Ministry of Statistics and Prepare Implementation.
“I have directed the Chief Secretary to advise the MPs about the relief and restoration works essential to be undertaken in flood impacted districts and requested all AIADMK MPs to allocate Rs 1 crore from their constituency growth fund for this goal,” the Chief Minister stated. She recalled that however the north east monsoon commenced in Tamil Nadu belatedly from October 28, inside a number of times, large rains lashed 4 districts in four spells thus getting the storage in numerous lakes to the greatest. Additional, h2o allow out from Krishnapuram dam in Andhra Pradesh had also additional to the woes and Kosasthalai river was flooding. In Cuddalore district, Kedilam, Paravanar, Chenkal Odai ended up overflowing with flood waters.
Subsequent her letter dated November 23 to the Prime Minister, a central crew frequented the flood influenced areas and once yet again, because of to large rains, the northern districts of TN ended up seriously impacted by floods, she extra.