Tamil Nadu government is to release Rs.1,000 crore to the cyclone Gaja affected areas

TN Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami ordered the State government to release Rs.1,000 crore towards relief operations in cyclone Gaja-affected areas.
Arjun Manjunadha

Updated: Nov 20,2018 11:22:24 am

Tamil Nadu government is to release Rs.1,000 crore to the cyclone Gaja affected areas

20 November 2018 Current Affairs:Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami ordered the State government to release Rs.1,000 crore towards relief operations in cyclone Gaja-affected areas. The death toll due to the cyclone rose to 46. As per official estimates, 270 cattle and 1,181 goats died in the disaster.
About 88,102 hectares of agricultural and horticultural crops were affected and over 4,800 fishing boats damaged, as per the initial estimates. Relief operations by various government agencies were in full swing in these districts, where 2,51,674 people were being accommodated in 514 relief camps.
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