Jammu: Following the approval of the State Administrative Council, the Revenue Department has issued orders to the payment of financial assistance, under Prime Ministers Development Plan 2015, to the owners of houses damaged due to floods of September 2014.
The financial assistance sanctioned under Prime Ministers Development Plan 2015 will be over and above the relief/financial assistance already provided in favour of affected households in the past under State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) and Prime Ministers National Relief Fund (PMNRF).
As per the orders, the financial assistance shall be transferred directly by the concerned Deputy Commissioners into the bank accounts of the flood victims as have already been provided assistance under PMNRF through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT).
With the assistance being sanctioned now, the composite relief/financial assistance in respect of different categories of the damaged houses will be as:
(Amount in Rs)
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
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