Odisha: Patnaik announces relief for affected families

Last Updated: Sat, Oct 13, 2018 22:42 hrs

[India], Oct 13 (ANI): Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced relief measures for families affected by cyclone Titli.

Patnaik announced that affected families of Ganjam, Gajapati, and Gunupur sub-division of Rayagada district will be given relief for 15 days.

Earlier in the day, Odisha chief minister conducted an aerial survey of the flood-affected districts of Ganjam, Gajapati, and Rayagada.

On Friday, Patnaik had also constituted a three-member Ministerial Committee, including Revenue and Disaster Management Minister, Water Resources Minister and Energy Minister to monitor relief, rescue and restoration work in cyclone-affected districts.

The Cyclone Titli made landfall at Odisha's Gopalpur on Thursday morning. (ANI)