CM Kamal Nath met PM Modi; Demands relief package of 16 thousand crores
4th October 2019
Bhopal, October 4, 2019 (Ataullah Faizan): Chief Minister Kamal Nath met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi today. He submitted a survey report of damage caused by floods in Madhya Pradesh to PM Modi. Talking to reporters after the meeting, Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that he has submitted a survey report of loss of 16 thousand crores in the state to Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. The Chief Minister said that the Central Government is also concerned about this. Soybean, cotton and urad crops have been ruined in the state due to this excess. As the rains are still going on, once again the survey of the damage will be done so that the actual assessment can be of the loss. We want farmers to recover their losses. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured that he will extend all possible help to the state government in view of this natural disaster. The two-hour meeting between the two Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath met PM Narendra Modi for about an hour at the PM residence in Delhi. After meeting with PM Modi, Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that he informed Prime Minister Modi about the devastation and damage to crops in the state due to rain and floods. Also, to compensate for this loss, a package of 16 thousand crore rupees has been sought. PM Modi is also worried Kamal Nath said that the loss in the state has also been reported to PM Narendra Modi. They are also worried about the devastation caused by the rains and floods in Madhya Pradesh. PM Modi assured to consider concurrently. The Chief Minister said that the Central Government is conducting a re-survey of loss of life and property and crops. The rain has not stopped yet, so the percentage of damage can increase further. 16 thousand crores crop was spoiled Due to the rains and floods that have taken place this time, the state has suffered heavy losses. According to the revenue department, 39 out of 52 districts of the state have suffered heavy damage due to excess rainfall and floods. Between June and September, 674 people died in the state due to rain and lightning, 18 people suffered physical disabilities and three people suffered serious injuries. 16 thousand 270 crore crop of about 60 lakh 47 thousand hectare area has been affected. The damaged houses in the state include 55 thousand 372 concrete houses, 4 thousand 98 concrete houses and 55 thousand 267 partially damaged houses.