Monsoon took 80 lives in Kerala

Published on: 08 Aug, 2014
Published under: Kerala Weather News

Monsoon this year in Kerala have been becoming worse which have till now taken 80 lives and 156 houses were completely destroyed in rain related incidents.

The government has decided to provide an amount of Rs.Two lakhs each to the family of those killed and those who lost their houses, Chandy said after a cabinet meeting that discussed the damage caused by rain across the state.

A total of 4,956 houses were partially damaged and the owners would be compensated in accordance with their losses, he said. District collectors have been instructed to take up relief works out of the total amount of Rs.178.37 crores sanctioned for flood control initiatives, he said.

Cabinet also sanctioned an amount of Rs.Two lakhs as hostel fee as special case to a visually handicapped K M Mani from Madikeri in Kasargod who got admission in IIT, Chennai.

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