Cabinet meeting decides to provide Rs 25,000 relief amount each to flood victims

Posted on: July 10, 2017 | views: 116

The government has decided to provide a relief amount of Rs 25,000 to each family victimised by the flooding in Saptari. 


Today's meeting of council of ministers held at the Office of Prime Minister at Singha Durbar also decided to provide Rs 1.5 million in soft loan for managing accommodation for the victims. 


The decision in this regard followed the pledge, made by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba during his recent inspection at various flood-hit areas in the district, to provide a relief amount of Rs 25,000 each to the victim family and provide up to Rs 1.5 million in soft loan for managing the accommodation of the victims. 


The meeting also appointed Dinesh Bhattarai as foreign affairs advisor to the Prime Minister, informed Finance Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki.