Bhubaneswar:19/5/19:Odisha Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik announced extension of gratuitous relief for CycloneFani affected areas, wage hike for electrical restoration works, enhancement in welfare and livelihood support in affected areas and augmenting of resources for relief & restoration works.
Among key decisions are approval of ₹15 lakh for cleaning and disinfection of water tanks and ponds in Puri district, ration allowance of ₹24 lakh for all government personnel engaged in relief and restoration works & additional assistance of ₹1000 each to affected families in Puri district.
Chief Ministei Naveen Patnaik announced ₹100Cr CycloneFanispecial relief package for street vendors, coconut growers and poultry farmers of the state. Cash assistance of ₹10,000 each to be provided to 30,000 street vendors in 11 ULBs affected by CycloneFani.
Assistance of ₹500 each per coconut tree (up to 25 trees per farmer) for dependent farmers and 75% subsidy (up to ₹1 Lakh/500 bird unit) shall be provided to poultry farmers for revival of 2000 small broiler poultry units.