Udupi: CM Yediyurappa orders release of Rs 40 crore to district for flood relief

Daijiworld Media Network - Udupi (SP)

Udupi, Sec 28: MLA K Raghupathi Bhat, said that chief minister (CM) B S Yediyurappa, has passed instruction to the finance department to release a sum of Rs 40 crore to Udupi district to undertake flood relief measures.

A delegation of legislators from the district, Halady Srinivas Shetty, Lalaji R Mendon, V Sunil Kumar, and B M Sukumar Shetty, had met the chief minister and requested him to release a special package to the district under natural disaster.

The chief minister, in response, instructed principal secretary in the department finance, I S N Prasad, to release Rs 40 crore in the first phase. At the BJP legislature party meeting too, the losses suffered by the district due to natural disaster had been informed, he said.

B S Yediyurappa (left) and Raghupati Bhat

"Technical problems have been encountered in getting financial assistance of the government to auto and taxi drivers disbursed. At the house, the chief minister was urged to address the problem and see that all eligible persons get the assistance," Bhat said.





Comment on this article

  • KRPrabhu, Bangalore

    Mon, Sep 28 2020

    To ensure end use of Relief amount , it should be credited directly to bank account of genuine parties.. ......
    ಉಡುಪಿ ಪರಿಸ್ಥಿತಿ ಅಂಚ ಇದೆ....

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Mon, Sep 28 2020

    Yediyurappa should not trust his Ministers Blindly ...

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