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Disbursement of financial assistance under Prime Minister’s Reconstruction Plan has crossed Rs 700 crore mark. The disbursement has been completed in 9 districts which include Ganderbal, Baramulla, Udhampur, Kishtwar, Shopian, Kupwara, Kulgam, Jammu and Kathua, an official spokespersons aid Sunday evening.
As per the reports received by the Governor N N Vohra, Rs 700.47 crore has been disbursed to 101,773 2014 flood affected persons, by the concerned Deputy Commissioners during the last one week.
Relief disbursed to the victims of flood damaged houses till date is: Rs 311.42 crore to 38,635 cases in Srinagar district; Rs 1.58 crore to 412 cases in Samba district; Rs 0.81 crore to 409 cases in Ganderbal district; Rs 33.49 crore to 1848 cases in Budgam district; Rs 28.85 crore to 1154 cases in Pulwama district; Rs 96.64 crore to 13,914 cases in Islamabad district; Rs 29.50 crore to 5024 cases in Bandipora; Rs 35.12 crore to 8,440 cases in Baramulla district; Rs 16 88 crore to 1652 cases in Rajouri Rs 12.98 to 2537 cases in Udhampur; Rs 7.16 crore to 1802 cases in Ramban district; Rs 2.39 crore to 1135 cases in Kishtwar district; Rs 2.98 crore to 1301 cases in Doda district; Rs 7.28 crore to 1251 cases in Shopian district; Rs 19.09 crore to 3275 cases in Kulgam district; Rs 47.13 crore to 11787 cases in Jammu district; Rs 26.47 crore to 5094 cases in Reasi district; Rs 4.35 crore to 425 cases in Kathua district; Rs 0.21 crore to 89 cases in Kupwara district; and Rs 16.14 crore to 1589 cases in Poonch district.
The Governor had directed completion of disbursement of additional financial assistance to the flood affected households on a time bound basis. The disbursement of additional financial assistance began on March 14, 2016 and Funds are being transferred electronically to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries by the concerned Deputy Commissioners.
The Raj Bhavan spokesperson recalled that the State Administrative Council in its meeting held on 25-02-2016 had approved the grant of additional financial assistance of Rs. 1194 crore under the Prime Minister’s Reconstruction Plan-2015 at the scale of Rs 2.50 lac for fully damaged pucca house, Rs 1.25 lac for severely damaged pucca house, Rs 1.00 lac for fully damaged kacha house, Rs.0.50 lac for severely damaged kacha house, Rs 0.20 lac for partially damaged pucca house and Rs 0.10 lac for partially damaged kacha house.