QBengaluru: Rs 1,500 Cr Released for Flood Relief; Fire in MG Road
1. Rs 1,500 Crore Released for Flood Relief
Under pressure to do more in flood-hit areas since the Centre is yet to release funds, the Cabinet on Wednesday decided to release Rs 1,000 crore to start construction of new houses and help those whose houses need repair.
"We have promised Rs 5 lakh to build new houses. For this purpose, we have decided to release Rs 1,000 crore to the deputy commissioners," Law Minister JC Madhuswamy said, briefing reporters.