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Tamil Nadu: CM Stalin Seeks ₹7,033 Crore As Interim Relief After Cyclone Michaung

Right after Cyclone Michaung, the Tamil Nadu government sought ₹5,060 crores as interim relief from the Centre and submitted a memorandum to the Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Tamil Nadu CM M K Stalin
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In a bid to control the distressed situation in the southern state after Cyclone Michaung, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin submitted a memorandum to the Central team seeking ₹7,033 crore as interim relief and ₹12,659 crore as permanent relief . The team reportedly visited the affected places to assess the impact of Cyclone Michaung.

Earlier the state government sought ₹5,060 crores as interim relief from the Centre and submitted a memorandum in this regard to the Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

As per the official release by the government, the relief funds are utilised to repair the roads, bridges, school buildings, government hospitals, electric transformers, electric poles, substations, overhead tanks and other public infrastructure.

Mr. Stalin, who met the Central team before they left for Delhi on Thursday, highlighted to them that the State government’s financial resources will not be adequate to repair all the damages to infrastructure and help the people who lost their livelihoods in rebuilding their lives. He requested the team to make appropriate recommendations to the Union government and get the relief amount sought by the Tamil Nadu government.

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