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Amphan restoration | Centre releases ₹500-cr. interim relief to Odisha in less than 24 hours


Altogether, 19 units of NDRF, 12 teams of ODRAF and 156 fire service teams have been deployed in the affected districts for clearance of supply lines

Cyclone-battered Odisha on Saturday received ₹500 crore from the Centre as advance assistance for restoration work, less than 24 hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the interim aid, a senior official said.

After conducting an aerial survey of the cyclone-hit districts of Odisha and holding a review meeting in Bhubaneswar on Friday, Mr. Modi had announced ₹500 crore advance assistance for the State.

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