Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a Rs. 1000 crore relief package for the cyclone hit areas of Gujarat.
According to sources, this package has been given for the rehabilitation work in the areas devastated by the extremely severe cyclonic storm.
According to sources, the Centre will also send inter-Ministerial team to assess the loss due to cyclonic storm.
Prime Minister Modi also announced ex-gratia cash compensation of Rs. 2 lakh each to the next of the kin of those who lost their lives due to Cyclone Tauktae in all the affected States.
In a tweet message, Mr. Modi said that Rs. 50,000 would be given to injured persons affected by cyclonic storm.
Mr. Modi said, the Central government is in full solidarity with those affected due to the natural calamity and will provide them all possible support.
Mr. Modi also reviewed the situation caused by Cyclone Tauktae during a meeting in Ahmedabad.
He also took stock of the evacuation efforts and the ongoing relief work for those affected.
He said that the Centre will help in rebuilding damaged infrastructure. He said that the Central Government is working closely with all the States affected by the cyclone.