Kerala floods: State govt has spent Rs 1,236 crore on relief works so far, says minister EP Jayarajan
An amount of Rs 1,236 crore has so far been spent by the Kerala government on relief works to overcome the devastation caused by the deluge last month, Industries Minister EP Jayarajan said Friday.
The central government will start the process of giving funds to Kerala for the damage caused by floods, when the state government sends a detailed report citing the loss of human life, properties, infrastructure and crops.
Kerala, After The Flood: Hotel occupancy to stay below 20-25% in September; fear of disease, epidemic keep tourists away
Ernakulam, the largest tourism and industrial contributor to Kerala's economy, was severely damaged, with the major Kochi airport shutting down for two weeks.
Kerala govt to assess loss of biodiversity due to floods; Pinarayi Vijayan says data to be collected within a month
Kerala State Biodiversity Board would conduct the study in all the flood affected districts with the support of Biodiversity Management Committees at local bodies
Kerala, After The Flood: More than 12 people die, 200 affected by fast-spreading 'rat fever' in flood-hit state
Kerala is battling an outbreak of a bacterial disease that authorities suspect has killed dozens of people since mid-August after the worst flooding in a century.
Pinarayi Vijayan says economic impact on Kerala due to floods is massive; loss to state more than its annual outlay
The Kerala floods and its aftermath has claimed 483 lives so far and 15 people are still missing, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Thursday
Reliance Foundation donates Rs 21 crore to Kerala CM's Relief Fund; Nita Ambani visits Alappuzha district
Assuring displaced people of timely relief and support, Ambani said that Reliance Foundation is committed to support the people of Kerala in this time of crisis
Kerala floods: All-party delegation from state meets Rajnath Singh; seeks more funds, foreign assistance
Eleven MPs belonging to the Congress, the CPM, the RSP, the Kerala Congress (Mani) and one independent were part of the delegation which apprised the home minister on the prevailing situation in the southern state which faced the worst deluge in a century that claimed over 320 lives since 8 August.
Rahul Gandhi lauds Kerala fishermen for helping with rescue ops during floods, promises fisheries ministry if Congress comes to power
Arriving in Kerala on a two-day visit, Gandhi spoke to people at relief camps, days after the deadliest deluge in the last 100 years left a trail of destruction and death in the state
Kerala, After the Flood: Chengannur stares at massive task of rebuilding lives as receding waters reveal extent of damage
This multi-part video series, created in collaboration with the Calicut-based production house, Pulleys' Junction, tells stories of lives fundamentally altered by the Kerala floods, and the ongoing effort at rebuilding those lives.
Kerala Floods: State may have to wait months to get full central aid; process of assessing damage, fund-release time-consuming, says MHA
Flood-ravaged Kerala may have to wait a few months to get the complete financial aid package from the Centre as the process of assessing the extent of damage and fund release is time-consuming, officials said.
Kerala, After The Flood: India should focus on disaster-proof housing, insurance, not take recourse to jugaad
The Kerala experience must remind that it's time India looked seriously at disaster proof housing to secure homes and property from shocks, mudslides and flooding, while also making disaster insurance compulsory
Kerala floods and their far-reaching impact: Nature offers small reminders when its limits are crossed by man
While it's true that Kerala has received unprecedented rainfall this year causing water levels to rise abnormally and dams to overflow, many are blaming the floods on man-made mistakes which have destroyed the ecological balance.
Kerala floods: Imran Khan says Pakistan ready to provide 'any humanitarian assistance' needed for relief operations
Imran Khan said Pakistan stands ready to provide any humanitarian assistance to flood-ravaged Kerala
Kerala floods: Delhi HC judges, Registry of High Court to contribute financial aid towards people's rehabilitation in state
Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and other judges of the Delhi High Court have decided to contribute for the rehabilitation of the people of Kerala hit by the devastating floods.
Kerala, After The Flood: Govt takes up massive task of cleaning houses, public spaces; electricians, plumbers also deployed
With flood waters receding from most of the places, the Kerala government has taken up the massive task of cleaning houses and public places filled with slush left behind by the massive deluge that claimed 231 lives, besides causing large-scale destruction.
Kerala, After The Flood: Centre's aid less than the cost of one Rafale jet, one-seventh of sum spent on government's VVIP aircraft
In response to Kerala’s request for Rs 2,000 crore for rehabilitation, the Centre has released Rs 600 crore, less than the cost of one Rafale fighter jet (Rs 670 crore), 36 of which India hopes to buy from France
UAE aid for Kerala: Why Narendra Modi govt should honour the 2016 NDMP and not deny state the money it sorely needs
Considering the mammoth money requirement Kerala faces, particularly needed for rebuilding critical infrastructure, the Centre will do well in accepting foreign aid.