UP allocates Rs 7 crore for flood relief work

Last Updated: Saturday, August 6, 2011 - 11:31

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has
allocated Rs seven crore for rescue and relief work in
flood-affected areas of the state.

"The state government has allocated Rs 7.07 crore to
supply and arrange relief material in flood-affected
districts," Relief Commission K K Sinha said.
He said the allocated amount would be given to Barabanki,
Pilibhit, Bahraich, Lakhimpur, Kannauj, Gonda, Kushinagar,
Jaunpur an Bijnor districts.

He said to distribute relief material and edibles to
people, flood outpost have been setup in all flood-affected
districts and areas.
"To check spread of water borne diseases teams of senior
doctor of health departments with ambulances have been
deployed," Sinha said.

He said people were being relocated in worst-hit areas.


First Published: Saturday, August 6, 2011 - 11:31
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