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