#CycloneFani: Karnataka Govt. donates Rs. 10 crores to Odisha CM’s relief fund

News Bharati    10-May-2019

Bhubaneshwar, May 10: There is a famous quote “Friend in need, a friend indeed”, making this quote reality, Karnataka Government donated Rs. 10 crores to Odisha’s relief fund.

The recent cyclone Fani ravaged Odisha, but rebuilding and reconstruction of Odisha are going on in full swing. Odisha is gaining support across the spectrum as not only individuals and companies, but also governments of other states have started to lend in support to the Odisha's Chief Minister's Relief Fund (CMRF).

The Karnataka Government on Thursday (9 May 2019) announced Rs 10 crore as a relief and assistance fund to help alleviate the cyclone-affected people of Odisha.

After the announcement, Karnataka Government said, “In view of the huge loss of life and property in Odisha on account of the 'Fani' cyclone, it is proposed to contribute a sum of Rs 10 crore to assist the affected people”.

As of Wednesday (8 May 2019), the official toll of casualties in the cyclone-battered had risen to 41 individuals.