State Congress on Thursday asked the Raje-led BJP government to revive the relief package including the jobs offered on compassionate ground to next of the kin of the 511 victims from the state in last year's floods in Uttarakhand.
An organisation from Vidarbha, the hot-bed of farmer suicides, has demanded CBI probe into alleged irregularities in the implementation of the Prime Minister`s relief package for the region as pointed out in a recent CAG report.
Terming Orissa govt`s
Rs 900 crore package for farmers affected by unseasonal rains
as `disappointing`, both opposition and treasury bench members asked CM Patnaik to "re-look" at the compensation ratio.
PM, along with UPA Chairperson, pays a day-long visit here tomorrow to take stock of relief and rehabilitation undertaken in the aftermath of flashfloods and is likely to announce a Rs
250-crore package for the victims.
The survivors of the world`s worst industrial tragedy that hit the Madhya Pradesh capital in December 1984 don`t have "much hope" from the new Rs.1,500 crore relief package announced by the government.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday
announced Rs 1,000 crore assistance to Karnataka to take up
flood relief works after undertaking an aerial survey of the
rain-ravaged areas in northern districts.