Assam govt announces Rs 50-crore package for Dima Hasao | Photo: Abhijit Bose

To give relief to flood and landslide affected families and immediate restoration of different sectors in Dima Hasao district, the Assam government has announced an immediate package of Rs 50 crore.

Under this package, Rs 30 crore will be provided for immediate reconstruction of critical roads which were damaged by landslides and floods. On the other hand, the state government will provide Rs 2 lakh each to 590 families to reconstruct their damaged houses. A total amount of Rs 11.80 crore will be allocated for this purpose.

Out of the total restoration package, Rs 23 crore will be provided from SDRF and Rs 27 crore from SOPD.

The decision on the restoration package was taken in a meeting held under the chairmanship of chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma at Janata Bhawan on May 30, which was held to discuss about the restoration of Dima Hasao district.

The chief minister also stressed on immediate steps for restoration of the critical sectors.

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