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Cyclone Amphan: In Odisha , PM Modi announces Rs 500 crore as immediate relief


Modi also held a review meeting with Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an advance financial assistance of Rs 500 crore for cyclone-battered Odisha on Friday. Modi made the announcement after an aerial survey of areas hit by cyclone 'Amphan' and holding a review meeting with Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

The prime minister said further assistance will be provided for long-term rehabilitation measures after getting a detailed report from the state government.

The leaders toured districts such as Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Balasore, Jajpur and Mayurbhanj for ...


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