The state government also provided its initial assessment of losses, pegging it at 100 thousand crore rupees.
He said Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has written a letter to the Union Government, requesting a special package for the rehabilitation of the flood affected people of the state.
Sources said Udhampur administration had on September 20 hired 200 trucks from Jammu for transporting the relief material to the Valley.
After the floods, Omar and his administration was missing for more than 15 days.
A financial package will be worked out for sustainable rehabilitation of households devastated by the flood.
Xi Jinping’s meeting with Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday had to be rescheduled from 10.30 am to 11.15 am.
Omar said that the rescue workers have so far recovered 74 bodies from different parts of Kashmir Valley
Omar said that state government will procure it from open market.
In contrast, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti, who lives nearby, threw open the doors of her house to anybody who wanted to meet her.
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s government and the erstwhile UPA did not pay heed to flood warnings.
Sharma said the party was fully seized of their suffering and plight due to the flood related destruction.
The service rendered by the armed forces in floods-hit J&K is also creditable, as is the voluntary work done by several civilians and NGOs.
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