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Bengaluru: 10.83 acres to house 300 Kodagu families

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | SHILPA P
Published Sep 10, 2019, 6:34 am IST
Updated Sep 10, 2019, 6:34 am IST
The 418 familes, who have lost their belongings, are being given Rs 10,000 each along with a kit of ration and daily use material.
The 363 families, who lost their houses in the  floods and landslides in Madikeri, Virajpet and Somwarpet taluks, are being given Rs 5 lakh each to build houses besides 5,000 a month for 10 months towards renting a house till they can move into them. (Representational image)
 The 363 families, who lost their houses in the floods and landslides in Madikeri, Virajpet and Somwarpet taluks, are being given Rs 5 lakh each to build houses besides 5,000 a month for 10 months towards renting a house till they can move into them. (Representational image)

Mysuru: The restoration and relief work in Kodagu, which was hit by floods and landslides in August, is progressing swiftly with the district  administration acquiring 10.83 acres of encroached land to shift 300 families from flood- prone Nellihudikeri in Somwarpet taluk and Karadigodu and Guhya in Virajpet taluk and to also provide housing sites to 56 families made homeless by the floods.

The 363 families, who lost their houses in the  floods and landslides in Madikeri, Virajpet and Somwarpet taluks, are being given Rs 5 lakh each to build houses besides 5,000 a month for 10 months towards renting a house till they can move into them. Families whose 643 houses have suffered 25 to 75 per cent damage are receiving Rs 1 lakh each and the 1032 families whose houses have suffered 15 to 25 per cent damage, are receiving Rs 25,000 each.

 

The  418 familes, who have lost their belongings, are being given Rs 10,000 each along with a kit of ration and daily use material. An ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh each has been released to the families of 13 who died in the disaster. Compensation has been held up in the case of three others owing to confusion on who it should go to. Also, the deputy commissioner has  written to the CM to give relief of Rs 5 lakh each under his fund to families of the four who were buried in the landslide at  Tora. A sum of Rs 333 crore has been released to repair roads, buildings and  transformers. Meanwhile, of the  8,211 people , who were moved to 50 relief centres, 7,999 have returned home.

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Location: India, Karnataka, Mysore




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