‘We are with you’: PM Modi to cyclone Fani-hit states; Rs 1000 crore released
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday the Centre has released more than Rs 1000 crore to all the states, which will face the brunt of Cyclone Fani that made landfall near Puri killing two people, and all those affected that the entire country was with them.
Prime Minister Modi, who was addressing an election rally in Rajasthan, said the Centre is in touch with government in Odisha, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
“I took the latest update from officers. I held a review meeting yesterday (on Thursday). More than Rs 1,000 cr was release to concerned governments in advance. The NDRF, Indian Coast Guard, army, navy and Air Force are working with the administration. I assure the affected people that the entire nation and the Centre are with them,” Modi said.