SAC approves flood relief under PMDP-2015


JAMMU: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, N N Vohra approved financial assistance under Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP) – 2015 for providing relief to people whose houses were damaged due to the floods of September, 2014.

      The relief under Prime Minister’s Development Package 2015 shall be as per scales given under:-


a.                  Fully Damaged Pucca House             @ Rs. 2.50 lac.

b.                Fully Damaged Kacha House             @ Rs. 1.00 lac

c.                Severely Damaged Pucca House        @  Rs. 1.25 lac.

d.                Severely Damaged Kacha House        @  Rs. 0.50 lac.

e.                Partially Damaged Pucca House         @  Rs. 0.20 lac.

f.                Partially Damaged Kucha House          @ Rs. 0.10 lac.


      With the approval of the scales for additional assistance by the State Administrative Council today in favour of owners of damaged houses due to floods of September- 2014, each damaged household will get total relief/financial assistance out of State Disaster Response Fund, Prime Ministers National Relief Fund and Prime Minister’s Development Plan- 2015, as under:-


Category of House             SDRF         PMNRF      PMDP(2015)      Total


 Fully Damaged Pucca           75000            100000              250000            425000   

Fully Damaged Kacha            17600            50000               100000             167600   

Severally Damaged Pucca     12600            50000               125000             187600   

Severally Damaged Kacha     3800             10000                 50000                63800   

Partially Damaged Pucca       3800             25000                 20000                48800   

Partially Damaged Kacha       2300             5000                  10000                17300 


       The SAC also directed that the list of damaged houses be reconciled by the Deputy Commissioners with the data of damaged houses available with the NDMA New Delhi, which has transferred the financial assistance out of Prime Minister National Relief Fund (PMNRF) into the bank account numbers of affectees through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT).

       The SAC also directed that the relief in cases of damaged houses under PMDP-2015 be transferred electronically by way of Direct Transfer into the official bank accounts of respective Deputy Commissioners for further disbursement to the affectees.

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