GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Home Affairs
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 987
TO BE ANSWERED ON 10.12.2008
Relief Work for Tsunami Victims in A and N Islands .
SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR
Will the Minister of HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-
(a) whether it is a fact that the rehabilitation and reconstruction work for tsunami victims in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is unlikely to meet the March, 2009 deadline;
(b) if so, by when such work is likely to be completed; and
(c) the number of permanent houses constructed for tsunami victims so far in Andaman and Nicobar Islands?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
(SHRIMATI RADHIKA V. SELVI)
(a) & (b): Except 9019 permanent shelters, some projects in other sectors will spill over beyond March, 2009. Completion of works pertaining to ports & jetties, fish landing centers, power and tourism projects will spill over beyond 2010.
(c): 3083 permanent houses have been constructed till 30.11.2008.