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Orissa to spend Rs 816 cr to repair flood damages

Last Updated: Monday, November 28, 2011, 15:42

Orissa government has decided to spend Rs 816.58 crore for restoration of infrastructure, damaged in two spells of floods in last September.

Orissa extends flood relief for BPL families

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 11, 2011, 23:30

The Orissa govt decided to extend the provision of relief for 10 more days to help the flood-hit BPL families.

Munde demands central package for flood-hit Orissa

Last Updated: Saturday, October 08, 2011, 21:58

BJP`s Deputy Leader in Parliament, Gopinath Munde accused both central and BJD governments in Orissa of neglecting flood-hit people in the state.

Orissa seeks extra Central aid of Rs 1144.46 cr

Last Updated: Thursday, September 29, 2011, 23:59

21 of the state`s 30 districts experienced very high floods which affected above 25 lakh people in the second spell and 34.43 lakh in the first phase.

Orissa gears up post-relief ops, flood toll 40

Last Updated: Thursday, September 29, 2011, 20:01

With water receding in all rivers, Orissa govt said it has stepped up post- relief operation to restore normalcy in flood-affected areas.

Orissa flood: Toll 38, relief operation begins

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 28, 2011, 19:22

With 11 more deaths, the toll in the second spell of Orissa flood mounted to 38 on Wednesday.

Orissa flood: 27 dead, relief operations intensify

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 16:30

The people in the marooned villages will be given cooked food till water completely recedes from their villages, Naveen Patnaik said.

‘No Army help in Orissa for flood operation’

Last Updated: Monday, September 26, 2011, 21:22

Rejecting BJP`s demand,Orissa govt said it did not require Army help for rescue and relief operation in the flood-hit districts.

Orissa flood: Jawan drowns after saving 60 people

Last Updated: Sunday, September 25, 2011, 22:41

Aswini Kanungo (28), member of a rescue team of the Orissa Disaster Rapid Action Force, had gone to rescue marooned people and helped 60 people.

Orissa flood: Air-dropping of food begins

Last Updated: Saturday, September 24, 2011, 23:44

With flood situation in four north Orissa districts remaining grim, the state government on Saturday started air-dropping of food packets.

NDRF deployed for rescue operations in Orissa

Last Updated: Saturday, September 24, 2011, 17:52

Five teams of NDRF have been deployed for rescue and relief operations in the six flood-affected districts of Orissa.

Fresh flood in Orissa, more villages inundated

Last Updated: Thursday, September 22, 2011, 23:59

200 villages in Mahanadi delta region has remained marooned for over a fortnight.