“Cyclone-Hit Odisha To Get 1,000 Kilo-Litre Kerosene”: Dharmendra Pradhan

Dharmendra Pradhan

NEW DELHI: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has guaranteed to supply 1,000 kilo-liter of died down lamp fuel to Odisha, according to demand made by state boss priest Naveen Patnaik in the result of Cyclone Fani.

Mr Pradhan said that an oil PSU under the Petroleum and Natural Gas service will contribute Rs. 3.2 crore to the Chief Minister Relief Fund.

“In this association, I wish to educate you that I have informed one with respect to the PSUs under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas to contribute around Rs. 3.2 crore (likeness the expense of 1000 kilo-liter of died down lamp fuel on cost premise) through the Chief Minister Relief Fund to meet the prerequisite,” Mr Pradhan said in a letter dated May 11.

The priest further included, “It is educated that extra amount regarding 1,000 kilo-liter of died down lamp oil has been made accessible for lifting by the state government. Nearby, adequate supplies of petroleum, diesel and LPG have just been guaranteed in the typhoon influenced territories in Odisha.”

The Union Minister asserted that the Petroleum and Natural Gas service and its PSUs will keep on giving help to the Odisha government in the repercussions of the cyclonic tempest.

Odisha government said that the loss of life in the state because of Cyclone Fani contacted 64. Puri recorded the most extreme number of setbacks (39), trailed by Khordha (9), Cuttack (6), Jajpur (4), Mayurbhanj (4) and Kendrapada (3).

As per government information, domesticated animals setbacks are more than 34 lakhs and more than one crore sixty-five lakh individuals were unfavorably influenced by Fani in the state.

The administration educated that street correspondence in Ganjam and Gajapati have been totally reestablished. Street freedom and rebuilding work in different areas, including Bhubaneswar city, are in progress.

In addition, the state government has professed to reestablish 100 percent water supply to Cuttack, Khordha, and Jatni. Additionally, Puri, Bhubaneswar, Konark, and Nimapara have just accomplished penny percent reclamation of water supply.

Violent wind Fani, which made landfall in Puri region on May 3, left a trail of demolition in Odisha.



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