Central team in Odisha to assess losses caused due to cyclone Jawad
A central team arrived in Odisha on Sunday to assess losses caused due to cyclone Jawad. The team met the special relief commissioner P.K. Jena and discussed the losses incurred by the state in the wake of Jawad.
The team led by joint secretary Saurav Ray has been divided into three groups and left for six worst affected districts — Ganjam, Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Jajpur and Kendrapara. Though no damage has been reported to infrastructure like roads, houses, paddy crops worth lakhs of rupees was destroyed due to the heavy rains triggered by the cyclone.
The team will return to Delhi on December 13. The Centre will decide the amount to be released as compensation to the state after the team submits its report.