Naidu urges AP CS to ‘provide comprehensive relief program’ to people affected by rains / floods


Vijayawada, November 28 (UNI) National Chairman of the Telugu Desam Party and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday urged Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary Sameer Sharma to provide a “comprehensive relief package” to people affected by recent rains and floods in Kadapa, Chittoor, Nellore and Anantapur districts in order to regain their normal livelihoods.

Mr Naidu called it “absolutely tragic” that the state government released only Rs 35 crore, although preliminary estimates put crop and property losses at Rs. 6,054.29 crore .

Immediate and adequate relief should be provided given the enormous loss of life and livelihoods caused by a severe blow to agriculture, poultry, animal husbandry and other sectors.

In a letter to the chief secretary here, the head of the TDP demanded that the government provide a gratis sum of Rs. 25 lakh to family members who have lost their loved ones due to the rains and floods.

Aid of Rs. 2 lakh should be given to injured people as they not only have to recover but also earn a living. Free housing should be provided to all victims who have lost their homes.

The former chief minister said compensation of Rs 25,000 should be given for damaged houses while Rs. 10,000 should be provided as compensation when rain or flood water entered the houses. Farmers and the agricultural workforce have been hit the hardest, he added.

Mr. Naidu urged the chief secretary to guarantee an amount of Rs 30,000 per hectare of paddy, Rs 50,000 for bananas, Rs 25,000 for sugar cane, Rs 30,000 for cotton, Rs 25,000 for cotton. peanuts, Rs 15,000 for the jowar, Rs 20,000 for corn, Rs 20,000 for sunflower, Rs 50,000 for cashew, Rs 3,000 per plant for coconut palm, Rs 40,000 for mango and 2,500 Rs for the palm tree.

The state government is expected to pay Rs. 20,000 each for the loss of livelihood among weavers, street vendors and rickshaw drivers.

He also urged the government to pay compensation of Rs 50,000 per hectare for aquaculture, Rs 2 lakh for partially damaged boats, Rs 8 lakh for completely damaged boats, Rs 20,000 for fishing nets, a subsidy 75 percent for the purchase of fishing nets and a subsidy of Rs 5 lakh for the purchase of new boats.

The TDP chief said the government should provide compensation of Rs 40,000 for each dead cow / or buffalo, Rs 50,000 for each jersey cow, Rs 6,000 for each dead sheep or goat, Rs 25,000 for the barn partially damaged, Rs 3 to 5 lakh for completely damaged barn, Rs 250 for country hen and Rs. 100 for broilers / laying hens and Rs 50,000 for damaged hen houses.

Mr Naidu stressed the need for a judicial inquiry into the whole disaster which caused the loss of human life, property, livelihood and livestock and described as heartbreaking that even after the fourth On the day of the floods, victims were seen struggling by the side of the road without food. and shelter.

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