New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today handed over a cheque worth Rs. Five crore to PM Narendra Modi from CM Distress Relief Fund towards PMNRF, for the Cyclone affected people in Lakshadweep and other States.
According to the government, as many as 1,540 people, including fishermen, affected by Cyclone Ockhi in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Lakshadweep were rescued by various agencies.
After a meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee, headed by Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha, official said that a total of 243 fishermen in Tamil Nadu, 250 fishermen in Kerala and 1,047 people in Lakshadweep have been rescued so far.
Relief material is also being provided to inmates in relief camps set up by the government agencies and state governments of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Lakshadweep administration, which were also taking prompt action in dealing with the situation, it said.