Kodagu dist gets Rs1 crore for rain damages

The government has released Rs 1 crore for rain damages in Kodagu. The district administration had submitted a report pegging damage to the tune of Rs 20.43 crore.

A person was killed in the rain havoc. The zilla panchayat incurred losses to the tune of Rs 15.68 crore, PWD of Rs 4.47 crore, Chescom of Rs 25 lakh and properties of city municipal Council here at Rs 3.5 lakh.

The government has released Rs 10 crore to about 12 districts of the state through Calamity Relief Fund. The amount shall be utilized to pay compensation for life loss, house loss, crop loss, drinking water and other emergency necessities.