Joshimath: Rs 2,000 crore sought from central govt, conference in Delhi today, issue of Joshimath landslide will heat up

A relief package of Rs 2000 crore has been sought from the Central Government for the rehabilitation, displacement and new establishment of the affected people of Joshimath disaster. Its proposal has been sent to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) by the state government. Along with this, a provision of Rs 1000 crore has been made in the budget for the coming financial year.

Secretary Chief Minister R. Meenakshi Sundaram has confirmed this. According to official sources, in the state cabinet meeting held recently, it was agreed to send the proposal of the relief package to the PMO after discussion. After this, this proposal was sent to the Central Government through Secretary Disaster Management.

However, earlier it was being said by the government that the government would demand a relief package from the Center only after the final report of the technical investigation agencies of the Joshimath landslide area is received from the NDMA. As of now, it has not been disclosed by the government whether the final report of NDMA has been received by the government or not.

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Distribution of compensation for buildings started
The state government had decided its policy regarding the compensation for the buildings in the Joshimath landslide affected area. Under this policy, distribution of compensation to the most vulnerable affected has also started. About six affected people have been given compensation for buildings. However, the process of distribution of land compensation has not started. The government has said about this that the compensation for the land will be decided after receiving the final report of NDMA.

Landslide has reduced since last few days
Landslides in Joshimath have reduced since last few days. Compensation for relief package buildings has started to be distributed. A demand of 2000 crores has been sent to the Central Government. The proposal seeking relief package was sent to the Prime Minister’s Office. NDMA has sent the report of the investigative agencies to the Prime Minister’s Office for finalisation. Very soon the decision will come in our favor from there. In anticipation of that, we have made a provision of 1000 crores in the budget of 2023-24.- (interacting with the media) Meenakshi Sundaram, Secretary (Chief Minister) and Planning

Conference in Delhi today, issue of Joshimath landslide will heat up
After the earthquake in Turkey, a two-day conference is going to be held in New Delhi from Friday to reduce the disaster risk. The issue of Joshimath landslide will also be discussed in this conference. Union Home Minister Amit Shah can preside over the conference. Cabinet Minister Subodh Uniyal will attend the conference as the representative of the Chief Minister from the state. Secretary Disaster Management Dr. Ranjit Sinha will also participate in the conference.

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