Maharashtra Floods: CM Devendra Fadnavis Announces Rs 6,813 Crore as Relief Package for Affected Regions
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and flood relief measures in state. (Photo Credit: PTI/ANI)

Mumbai, August 13: As the rain-driven floods lashed the created havoc in the state of Maharashtra over the last couple of days, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday announced a relief package of Rs 6,813 crore for the flood-affected victims. As per reports, till now death toll due to flood in all five districts of Pune division (Sangli, Kolhapur, Satara, Pune and Solapur) rises to 43.

On Tuesday, Fadnavis chaired state Cabinet Meeting and announced assistance for the flood-affected persons of the state, in which he allocated Rs 4,708 crore for Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara while Rs 2,105 crore for Konkan region, Nashik and rest of the affected districts. Maharashtra Floods: Death Toll Rises to 43, Three Missing And More Than 4 Lakh People Evacuated

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According to the information, three people are still missing, while 4,74,226 people have been evacuated from 584 villages and 596 temporary shelter camps have been set up for evacuated people. Personnel from Indian Air Force, Indian Army, Indian Navy, National Disaster Relief Fund and State Police have been deployed to help the affected people.

In the meantime, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has established a medical camp on Haripur road in Sangli. Two doctors of NDRF along with paramedics and support staff with essential medicines are present there to ensure medical help to people.