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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Home Affairs

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 265
TO BE ANSWERED ON THE 10th NOVEMBER, 2010/ KARTIKA 19, 1932 (SAKA)
Loss Due to Floods, Heavy Rains and Cloudbursts

 

265. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:

  1. Whether heavy loss of human lives, properties, crops, livestock and business have been reported in various parts of the country due to heavy rains, cloudbursts and floods;
  2. If so, the details thereof, state- wise; and
  3. What relief and rehabilitation measures were extended to the affected people by the Central and State Government, State- wise and UT- wise?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
(SHRI MULLAPPALLY RAMACHANDRAN)

(a)to (c): Yes, Sir. Based on the Information received from the States/ UTs, details of loss of human lives, livestock, damage to crops and houses due to natural calamities including heavy rains, cloud burst and floods during the Current year are given in Annexure- I. Damage caused to business sector is not maintained In this Ministry

As per the scheme of financing the assistance for relief expenditure, the State Governments concerned are primarily responsible for undertaking necessary relief and rehabilitation measures in the wake of notified natural disasters. Distribution of relief on ground is the responsibility of the State Government concerned. The Government of India supplements the efforts of the State Governments by providing logistic and financial support, where necessary.
The logistic support provided by the Government of India includes deployment of aircraft and boats, specialist teams of Armed Forces, Central Para Military Forces and personnel of national Disaster Response Force, arrangement for relief material and essential commodities including medical stores, restoration of critical infrastructure facilities.

RSUSQ No. 265 FCR 10.11.2010
Corpus of State Disaster Response fund (SDRF), in the form of ready availability of fund is available to the States for carrying out relief operations in the affected areas. In case of a calamity of ‘severe nature’ when available resources of State including under the SDRF account are inadequate, additional assistance is extended from the National Disaster Response fund (NDRF) after following the laid down procedure

Details of allocation and release from SDRF including NDRF on the basis of approval given by Government of India during the current year is given in Annexure- II.

Annexure- I
Statement showing State- wise details of damage due to cyclonic storms/ heavy rains/ flash floods/ floods/ landslides/ cloudburst etc. during 2010
(provisional)   As on 03.11.2010

S/No.

State/UT

No. of human lives lost

No. of cattle heads lost

No. of houses damaged

Cropped area affected (lakh hectares)

1

2

3

4

5

6

1

Andhra Pradesh

112

9419

35, 014

5.61

2

Arunachal Pr.

8

-

82

-

3

Assam

57

3,623

3,83,408

1.87

4

Bihar

93

142

1,38,092

0.32

5

Goa

1

1

101

-

6

Gujarat

232

541

4,735

0.67

7

Haryana

38

67

5,362

1.31

8

Himachal Pr.

62

5889

6656

0.2

9

Jharkhand

22

74

4726

0.0014

10

J&K

239

1805

2901

0.14

11

Karnataka

82

215

14,400

0.10

12

Kerala

103

87

11,160

0.03

13

Madhya Pradesh

38

5

143

-

14

Maharashtra

8

5

9

-

15

Meghalaya

-

-

6

-

16

Mizoram

4

-

10,127

0.02

17

Orissa

10

258

5,421

0.30

18

Punjab

38

108

2,040

0.84

19

Sikkim

-

-

36

-

20

Uttar Pradesh

473

669

64,722

8.15

21

Uttarakhand

214

1771

23,851

5.02

22

West Bengal

112

7

1,80,374

0.30

23

A & N Island

6

-

-

-

24

Puducherry

-

-

346

0.01

Total:-

1952

24686

893712

24.89

Annexure- II
Allocation and Release of Funds from SDRF/ NDRF during 2010- 2011
As on 15.10.2010
(Rs. In crore)

Sl. No.

Name of the State

Allocation of SDRF

Releases from SDRF

Releases from NDRF

Central Share

State Share

Total

1st Instalment

2nd Instalment

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

1.

Andhra Pradesh

381.63

127.21

508.84

190.82

--

74.48

2.

Arunachal Pr.

33.07

3.67

36.74

16.535

16.535

--

3.

Assam

237.39

26.38

263.77

118.695

--

--

4.

Bihar

250.87

83.62

334.49

125.44

125.44

--

5.

Chattisgarh

113.49

37.83

151.32

56.745

--

--

6.

Goa

2.22

0.74

2.96

1.11

--

--

7.

Gujarat

376.59

125.53

502.12

188.30

--

--

8.

Haryana

144.68

48.22

192.90

72.34

--

--

9.

Himachal Pr.

117.68

13.08

130.76

58.840

58.840

--

10.

Jharkhand

155.21

17.25

172.46

77.605

--

--

11.

J&K

194.59

64.86

259.45

97.295

97.295

--

12.

Karnataka

120.72

40.24

160.96

60.360

--

--

13.

Kerala

98.31

32.77

131.08

49.155

--

12.78

14.

Madhya Pradesh

294.56

98.19

392.75

147.280

--

--

15.

Maharashtra

332.02

110.67

442.69

166.010

--

127.06

16.

Manipur

6.50

0.72

7.22

3.250

--

--

17.

Meghalaya

12.19

1.46

14.65

6.595

--

--

18.

Mizoram

7.70

0.85

8.55

3.850

--

4.566

19.

Nagaland

4.47

0.50

4.97

2.235

--

--

20.

Orissa

293.69

97.89

391.58

146.845

--

--

21.

Punjab

167.19

55.73

222.92

83.595

--

--

22.

Rajasthan

450.50

150.16

600.66

225.250

--

--

23.

Sikkim

20.48

2.27

22.75

10.240

--

--

24.

Tamil Nadu

220.14

73.38

293.52

110.070

--

--

25.

Tripura

17.38

1.93

19.31

8.690

--

--

26.

Uttar Pradesh

289.04

96.35

385.39

144.520

144.520

--

27.

Uttarakhand

105.89

11.77

117.66

52.945

52.945

500.00#

28.

West Bengal

228.62

76.21

304.83

114.310

114.310

35.44

Total:-

4677.82

1399.48

6077.30

2338.910

609.88

754.626

# Released ‘on account’ basis for flood/ landslide- 10