Days after the State of Madhya Pradesh sought the Central government's assistance to compensate losses due to heavy rains and floods, Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Friday, October 4, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi. Press Information Bureau (PIB) India and the Prime Minister's Office tweeted a picture of the two in which Kamal Nath can be seen handing over a memorandum to Modi.
Incessant rains followed by floods in September have reportedly caused excessive damage in several parts of Madhya Pradesh. According to reports from local media, over 600 people lost their lives in the floods. Further, the state suffered a loss of Rs 11,906 crore during the floods. The State government officials sought immediate financial aid for relief and rehabilitation work. The officials also made a formal request for financial assistance of Rs 11,906 crore before the central team that visited the state.
Chief Minister Kamal Nath rescued a 12-year-old girl who was arrested for stealing money from a temple in Sagar district to buy wheat for her family. According to reports, he instructed the government to provide Rs 1 lakh as financial assistance and also announced to pay for her studies. In a tweet on October 1, CM Kamal Nath announced that the girl's family will get the necessary government benefits, ration and other welfare schemes as well.
कई बार जीवन यापन के लिये ,अभाव में मासूम ग़लत राह पकड़ लेते है।— Office Of Kamal Nath (@OfficeOfKNath) October 1, 2019
सागर ज़िले के रहली गाँव के मज़दूर परिवार को एक लाख की आर्थिक सहायता प्रदान करने के साथ ही परिवार को सरकारी योजनाओं का लाभ प्रदान करने के , बच्चों की पढ़ाई की व्यवस्था करने के व परिवार को राशन उपलब्ध कराने के निर्देश।
(WITH PTI INPUTS)