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PM Modi announces Rs 1,000 crore aid in cyclone Tauktae-hit Gujarat

Modi also announced Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia compensation for the kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for those injured in cyclone-related incidents in all states affected by Tauktae.

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Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced financial assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for immediate relief measures in the areas hit by cyclone Tauktae in Gujarat, an official release said.

He also announced Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia compensation for the kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for those injured in cyclone-related incidents in all states affected by Tauktae.

The prime minister approved the help package after holding a review meeting here with Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and top officials to assess the damage caused by the cyclone.


Also read: What Cyclone Tauktae tells us about Arabian Sea & why the coast is seeing more severe cyclones


 

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