Thursday, February 5, 2009

Disaster Preparedness by the State

The Rs 441 crore National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project (NCRMP) would get underway in Orissa beginning April. Project period for NCRMP would be from 2009-10 to 2011-12. While this project is estimated at Rs 441 crore with a Central share of 75 percent, the State will bear 25 percent.

The State Government is already making a budgetary provision of Rs 33 crore for the fiscal 2009-10. With a Central With the World Bank Mission team comprises nine members, it will go a long way in Strengthening Disaster preparedness of the State.

(News from Indian Express)

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