Cyclone Fani: Karnataka announces Rs 10-crore relief to Odisha

Bengaluru: In an assistance to cyclone-hit people of Odisha, Karnataka government yesterday announced an aide of Rs 10 crore.

“In view of huge loss of life and property in Odisha on account of the ‘Fani‘ cyclone, it is proposed to contribute a sum of Rs 10 crore to assist the affected people,” the government said.

The death toll in state mounted to 41 and major restoration work is in progress in Puri where Fani made a landfall last Friday. The cyclone ripped apart major infrastructure, including houses, water and power supply among others.

NT Bureau