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Kerala Floods: PM announces Rs 500 crore relief package

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a financial assistance of Rs 500 crore as a relief measure to the flood hit Kerala, after conducting an aerial survey of the massive loss and destruction in the state. Prime Minister also chaired a meeting with Governor P Sathasivam, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and other officials. The life in Kerala has been hit hard by the unprecedented flood following incessant rains that also triggered landslides, claiming around 325 lives.

Updated : 19 August 2018, 01:18 PM