Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Rao has announced that the state government would extend help to people living in the low-lying areas in Hyderabad who were facing a lot of problems due to heavy rains and flash floods. The CM said that as the surging water flooded their homes, people in the low-lying areas are facing a lot of hardships including losing their essential commodities like rice, pulses etc., He announced that
The state government will extend Rs 10,000 cash as an immediate relief to each household which was affected by the flood, announced the Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao.
Announcing this today, the CM has released a sum of Rs 550 crore immediately to enable the Municipal Administration Department to begin distributing the financial help right from Tuesday morning besides providing them with essential commodities like rice, pulses etc. He also announced that all the houses which were totally damaged in the rains and floods would be given an assistance of Rs one Lakh each and partially damaged would be given Rs 50,000 each. The CM instructed the officials to repair and restore all the roads and other infrastructure facilities on a war footing and ensure that life comes back to normalcy at the earliest.
The CM has instructed Hyderabad, Rangareddy, and Medchel Collectors to send the teams on the field to start distributing the amount to the poor from Tuesday morning itself. The CM instructed Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar to monitor the financial help distribution programme by setting up 200 to 250 teams.
The CM also urged the TRS leaders and workers to actively participate in the programme and ensure that the deserving poor receive the help.