Chief Minister Chandrashekar Rao has directed the authorities to continue distribution of Rs.10,000 financial assistance to a maximum number of households tonight in the flood-affected area of GHMC and neighbouring municipalities in view of the Dushera eve on Sunday.
Accordingly, Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar, Principal Secretary MAUD Arvind Kumar, Commissioner GHMC Lokesh Kumar, CDMA Satya Narayana and Collector Hyderabad, Smt. Sweta Mohanty have been working in close collaboration and deployed over 780 teams to visit house to house and disburse cash using the mobile-based app.
They said so far Rs.113 crore has been disbursed to over 70,000 households out of 1,13,000 households by 9 PM today. The teams have been instructed to cover rest of the households tonight. “If any area or household is uncovered, they will be doing so the next day of Dussera”, said the officials.