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Tuesday, August 04, 2020

Cyclone Nisarga


As electricity restored, teachers in Raigad & Ratnagiri villages heave sigh of relief

July 28, 2020 1:38 am

In Ratnagiri and Raigad, with over 1,500 schools damaged due to the cyclone, village residents and local administration are looking to their gradual restoration before lockdown ends and schools reopen.

Cyclone Nisarga: Govt announces compensation per betel nut and coconut tree

July 24, 2020 3:36 am

Officials said that a large number of betel nut and coconut trees were destroyed by the cyclone in the districts of Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg in the first week of June. As per existing norms, Rs 50,000 compensation is given to the affected per hectare, said an official.

Maharashtra: State pegs Cyclone Nisarga damages at Rs 6,048 crore

July 18, 2020 3:36 am

Officials from the state government said that the total damages caused is Rs 6,048 crore that includes the damage to the orchards, houses along with others. As per the existing National Disaster Response Fund norms, the state government can get around Rs 360 crore as financial assistance from the Union government

Maharashtra: State to give subsidy for orchard plantation

June 26, 2020 1:38 am

Earlier, NCP chief Sharad Pawar had suggested Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to link the state’s employment guarantee scheme with the orchard plantation scheme to help the revival of the areas affected by the cyclone in Konkan. 

Cyclone Nisarga: 20 days on, many areas in Raigad without power supply

June 23, 2020 6:21 pm

Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) officials said that according to their assessment, power supply was affected in 2,277 villages of Raigad due to damage to electricity poles, feeder lines and sub-stations

More compensation for those affected by Nisarga: Maharashtra govt

June 18, 2020 5:50 am

Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, who also attended the meeting, said: “The elected representatives and administration should work together to ensure that the affected people receive compensation.”

Maharashtra: Six-member central team visits cyclone-hit Raigad

June 17, 2020 2:41 am

The six-member delegation included joint secretary, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Rameshkumar Ganta, and officers from the Union ministries of finance, energy, rural development, agriculture and road transport and highways.

Fadnavis meets CM with charter of demands to help Nisarga victims in Konkan

June 14, 2020 12:01 am

Former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis demanded change in compensation norms to accommodate wider segments affected by the cyclone and sought loan waiver for farmers and financial assistance for diesel fuel required by fisherfolk to operate boats.

Cyclone Nisarga: Devendra Fadnavis to present ground assessment report to CM

June 13, 2020 4:05 am

Stating that he did not wish to criticise the CM, ministers or any political party, Devendra Fadnavis said, “In such a situation, the political leadership needs to come forward to provide relief and rehabilitate the affected people.

Devendra Fadnavis begins 2-day Raigad trip

June 12, 2020 3:17 am

Accusing the Uddhav Thackeray government of not providing any help to the affected villagers, Fadnavis told mediapersons: The people are reeling under great hardship... they have taken shelter in neighbourhood community centres.


Cyclone Nisarga makes landfall near Maharashtra's Raigad district

June 03, 2020 5:10 pm

The IMD said the storm will move north-eastwards and cross the coast close to the south of Alibag during the next three hours.