Cyclone Fani: PM Modi, Naveen Patnaik conduct aerial survey of affected areas in Odisha
Bhubneshwar, May 6 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday conducted an aerial survey of areas affected by cyclone Fani in Odisha.
Governor Ganeshi Lal and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan were also present with Modi and Patnaik.
Cyclone Fani made its landfall in Odisha on Friday morning.
Almost 11 million people were evacuated by the Odisha government and were shifted to temporary shelters.
The central government has released an amount of Rs. 1000 crore for the state to cover the damages caused by Fani.
Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal were the two other states affected by Fani but lesser than Odisha.
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