Bihar floods: PM Modi announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for families of deceased, says Deputy CM

26 August 2017, 10:41 PM
Bihar floods | PM said kin of deceased to be given Rs 2 Lakh: Modi (Image: ANI)
Bihar floods | PM said kin of deceased to be given Rs 2 Lakh: Modi (Image: ANI)

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi on Saturday informed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced Rs 2 lakh each for families of deceased in floods in the state.

Modi said that the state government decided that flood victims will be given Rs 6,000 each through RTGS and food packets of 10 Kg each.

Earlier in the day, PM Narendra Modi undertook aerial survey of flood affected areas in Bihar, along with CM Nitish Kumar and Deputy CM Sushil Modi.

PM Modi chaired review meeting in Purnia with senior officials, CM Nitish Kumar and Dy CM Sushil Modi. He announced an immediate relief of Rs 500 crore for flood-hit Bihar.

First Published: Saturday, August 26, 2017 06:48 PM
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