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)