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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Home Affairs

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 340

TO BE ANSWERED ON 21.11.2007

Loss Due to Excessive Rains and Floods.

340.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

 

 

Will the Minister of HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-

(a)        the extent of loss in terms of men and material including crops suffered by various States in the country this year, due to excessive rains and floods; and

(b)        the extent to which Government provided funds and other assistance from the Disaster Management Fund for the relief and rehabilitation of those affected thereby, State wise?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
(SMT. V. RADHIKA SELVI)

(a) to (b): As per the information received from the State Governments and Union Territories, based on their preliminary assessment, estimated loss due to heavy rains/ floods/ flash floods/ landslides during South-west monsoon 2007, State-wise, are at Annexure-I.

A statement showing the allocation & release of Central Share of Calamity Relief Fund (CRF) and funds released from National Calamity Contingency Fund (NCCF) during the year 2007-08 is at Annexure-II.

Additional allocation of 2.00 lakh MT rice & 1.00 lakh MT wheat & 10,000 KL of Kerosene oil was made to Bihar, 10,333 MT rice & 600 MT wheat to West Bengal and 10,000 MT rice to Assam, as requested by them. Transportation of fodder by rail from Punjab to the affected districts in Bihar was organized at no cost to the State Government.

R.S.U.SQ.NO. 340 FOR 21.11.2007

Annexure – 1

STATEMENT SHOWING STATE-WISE DETAILS OF DAMAGE DUETO HEAVY RAINS/ FLASH FLOODS/ FLOODS LANDSLIDE DORING THE YEAR 2007

 

(PROVIONAL-AS ON 15.11.2007)

SL.NO

STATE/UT

NO.OF HUMAN LIVES LOST

NO .OF .CATTLEHEADS LOST

NO.OF HOUSES DAMA5GED

CROPPED AREA AFFECTED (LAKH HECTARES

1

2

3

4

5

6

1

ANDHRA PRADESH

134

47598

235814

1.93

2

ARUNACHAL PRADESH

4

14736

12987

0.28

3

ASSAM

134

_

15846

6.75

4

BIHAR

976

988

690466

16.62

5

CHHATTISGARH

15

53

12482

0.026

6

GUJARAT

486

9707

41756

4.68

7

GOA

3

-

1100

NEG.

8

HIMACHAL PRADESH

98

3087

10820

1.13

9

JHARKHAND

2

2

986

0.01

10

KARNATAKA

222

12958

231698

5.00

11

KERALA

262

2813

58804

0.38

12

MADHYAPRADESH

76

307

18321

0.04

13

MIZORAM

12

08

2243

0.04

14

MAHARASHTRA

155

1477

47045

-

15

MEGHALAYA

-

-

-

NEG.

16

ORISSA

91

662

104712

-

17

PUNJAB

7

18

527

0.28

18

RAJASTHAN

63

5114

10058

NEG

19

TAMIL NADU

52

159

726

-

20

TRIPURA

8

-

3

-

21

UTTAR PRADESH

261

157

165064

5.13

22

UTTARAKHAND

83

275

979

-

23

WASTBENGAL

348

4154

996948

24.91

24

PUDUCHERY

2

150

159

2.15

TOTAL

3494

104423

2659544

72.546

 Neg. – Negligible

 R.S.U.S.Q.NO. 340 FOR 21.11.2007

 Annexure II

ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN ANSWER TO PARTS (a) to (d) OF RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2368 FOR 05.09.2007 REGARDING ‘EXPENDITURE FOR RELIEF AND REHABILITATION FROM NDMF’

 Allocation and Release of Funds from CRF during 2007-2008

 As on 24.10.2007 (Rs. In crore)

Sl. No.

Name of the State

Allocation of CRF

Releases from CRF

Releases from NCCF

 

 

 

 

 

1st Instalment

2nd Instalment

 

1.

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

284.51

94.84

379.35

77,735(64.52)

142.255

17.80**

2.

Arunachal Pradesh

22.48

7.49

29.97

11.24

11.24

--

3.

Assam

153.36

51.12

204.48

76.68

--

--

4.

Bihar

118.31

39.44

157.74

59.155

--

--

5.

Chhattisgarh

88.76

29.59

118.35

21.19(22.19)

--

--

6.

Goa

1.74

0.58

2.32

0.87

--

--

7.

Gujarat

203.41

67.8

271.22

48.57 (53.135)

--

--

8.

Haryana

102.85

34.28

137.13

51.425

--

--

9.

Himachal Pradesh

79.99

26.66

106.65

39.995

--

--

10.

Jammu & Kashmir

68.68

22.89

91.58

34.34

--

13.51*

11.

Jharkhand

100.14

33.38

133.52

@

--

--

12.

Karnataka

94.81

31/6

126.41

23.70 (23.70)

47.405

--

13.

Kerala

70.7

23.57

94.26

35.35

35.35

50.00#

14.

Madhya Pradesh

201.97

67.32

269.29

50.495 (50.49

--

--

15.

Maharashtra

184.31

61.44

245.75

47.695(44.46)

--

168.92*

16.

Manipur

4.42

1.47

5.89

2.21

--

--

17.

Meghalaya

8.96

2.99

11.95

4.48

--

--

18.

Mizoram

5.23

1.74

6.97

2.615

--

--

19.

Nagaland

3.03

1.01

4.05

@

--

--

20.

Orissa

239.53

79.84

319.38

61.105(58.66)

--

--

21.

Punjab

120.74

40.25

160.99

60.37

--

--

22.

Rajasthan

343.68

114.56

458.25

85.50

--

--

23.

Sikkim

13.93

4.64

18.57

@

--

--

24.

Tamil Nadu

172.88

57.63

230.51

@

--

--

25.

Tripura

10.21

3.4

13.61

5.105

--

--

26.

Uttar Pradesh

235.1

78.6

313.45

117.55

--

--

27.

Uttarakhand

73.93

24.64

98.58

@

--

--

28.

West Bengal

186.47

62.155

248.62

93.235

--

--

@ 1st instalment of Centre’s share of CRF for the year of 2007-08 has not been released for want of information relating to crediting of earlier released funds, utilization certificate.

Note : - Figures shown in brackets (in col. 6) includes about 25% Central share of CRF released in advance during 2006-07 for the year 2007-08.

# Rs. 50.00 crore released ‘On account’ releases for flood – 07.

* Released for flood-06.

** Released for flood-05.