Over 29 Crores Granted To Disaster-Prone Areas Of U’khand During 2017-20

Mumbai: Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Trivendra Singh Rawat has issued a release containing information of funds allocated to disaster-prone villages of the state.

An amount of Rs.29,12,53,000 has been funded to the state to rehabilitate the villages and areas affected by the disaster during the year 2017 to 2020. 

“Whereas before 2017, only 11 families from 2 villages were rehabilitated, 688 families from 25 villages have been rehabilitated during the 2-year tenure of the present government. 177 families from 12 villages from 2017-18, 151 families from 6 villages in 2018-19, and 360 families from 7 villages have been rehabilitated in 2019-20”, as per the release.

Around 395 disaster-hit villages were identified as disaster sensitive villages, a geological survey of 225 has been done so far.

With the assistance of the World Bank, the Uttarakhand Disaster Recovery Project has carried out the construction of 84 bridges and 15 road works. 

Construction of 5 riverbank protection work, USDMA building, and SDRF training facility is yet to be done.

The release further said that the funding pattern of the project with the World Bank is 80:20. So far the progress of 22 percent of work has been done.

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