Articles tagged under: Cyclone

Gujarat govt relief to cyclone hit salt farmers

June 16, 2021
Gujarat govt relief to cyclone hit salt farmers

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has decided to give Rs. 3,000 per acre financial assistance upto 10 acre land to salt farmers who suffered loses during Tauktae cyclone last month. DeshGujaratRead More

Tauktae cyclone: Gujarat govt seeks Rs. 9,836 crore assistance from Centre

June 08, 2021
Tauktae cyclone: Gujarat govt seeks Rs. 9,836 crore assistance from Centre

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government has sought relief assistance of Rs 9,836 crore from the center under National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) against losses caused by Tauktae cyclone that hit Saurashtra coast last month during 17/18 May. A memorandum prepared by the State government has been sent to the Centre with all related details. The Center had announced a package of Rs 1000 crore earlier after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to cylcone hit areas last month. As per a memoran...Read More

Gujarat govt announces Rs. 500-crore package for cyclone-hit farmers

May 27, 2021
Gujarat govt announces Rs. 500-crore package for cyclone-hit farmers

Gandhinagar(Information): Chief Minister Vijay Rupani here announced Rs. 500-crore ‘agriculture package’ to compensate damage to summer crops and fruit-bearing trees due to cyclone Tauktae that battered Gujarat with a velocity up to 220 kmph from May 18 to 19, 2021 before moving towards Rajasthan. The decision was taken at the State Core Committee meeting with Rupani in chair besides Deputy Chief Minister Nitinbhai Patel, Agriculture Minister R.C. Faldu, Energy Minister Saurabh Patel, Min...Read More

Gujarat government announces relief package for cyclone affected farmers

May 26, 2021
Gujarat government announces relief package for cyclone affected farmers

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today announced a relief package for farmers who suffered losses due to cyclone Tauktae that made landfall in Southern coast of Saurashtra region on 17-18 May. A Rs. 500 crore package was announced by the Chief Minister in live video. Read More

It’s like all works done in last 50 years, wiped out in 10 hours: Saurasbh Patel

May 24, 2021
It’s like all works done in last 50 years, wiped out in 10 hours: Saurasbh Patel

Never in history, there was a cyclone in this area at 150-200 speed. Damage is unimaginable. Only in Bagdana sub-division 3200 poles have suffered damages. It's like works done in last 50 years wiped out in 10 hours: Gujarat Energy Minister Saurabh Patel at Bhavnagar yesterday pic.twitter.com/jQldIsS9tE— DeshGujarat (@DeshGujarat) May 24, 2021 Bhavnagar/Amreli: Never in the history, there was a cyclone in this area at 150-200 speed, said Energy Minister Saurabh Patel who was on visi...Read More

Centre, private companies come to help of Gujarat govt for restoration of power in cylcone-hit areas

May 22, 2021
Centre, private companies come to help of Gujarat govt for restoration of power in cylcone-hit areas

Gandhinagar: State Energy minister Saurabh Patel has through a press release conveyed thanks to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for assisting the State in task of power restoration in cyclone Tauktae hit areas of Saurashtra region. Patel said, Una in Saurahtra and Union Territory Diu get power through 66 kv Diu substation and 66 kv Una substation. Both substations are supplied power through two seperate lines originating from 220 kv Dhokadva substation. The lines are 220 kv Savarkundla - Dhokad...Read More

Five days after cyclone, mobile network in two Gujarat districts restored: Govt

May 22, 2021
Five days after cyclone, mobile network in two Gujarat districts restored: Govt

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today said that mobile network in cyclone-hit two districts - Junagadh and Botad has been restored after five days. The Government said intra-circle roaming service has been extended in Amreli, Bhavnagar and Gir Somnath for two more days. The Government also said that mobile phone network in three districts - Amreli, Bhavnagr and Gir Somnath will be possibly restored by May 25, for which the local administration and central government's department of teleco...Read More

Cyclone Tauktae death toll rises to 64

May 22, 2021
Cyclone Tauktae death toll rises to 64

Gandhinagar: The death toll from cyclone Tauktae has risen to 64 as per the State Revenue department as on Friday evening. The deaths mainly are reported from Amreli, Gir Somnath, Bhavnagar and Ahmedabad districts. The death toll reported on the first day was 13, on the second day it was 45. DeshGujarat Read More

PM Modi announces Rs. 1,000 crore assistance for immediate relief to cyclone-hit Gujarat

May 19, 2021
PM Modi announces Rs. 1,000 crore assistance for immediate relief to cyclone-hit Gujarat

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has today announced financial assistance of Rs. 1,000 crore for immediate relief activities in Gujarat. Union government will deploy an inter-ministerial team to visit the State to assess the extent of damage in the State. Ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh would be given to the next of kin of those who lost their lives due to Cyclone Tauktae in all the affected states. Rs. 50,000 would be given to the injured. The Prime Minister said the Government of India is ...Read More

Tauktae weakens into Deep Depression, now impacting North

May 19, 2021
Tauktae weakens into Deep Depression, now impacting North

Gandhinagar: According to Indian Meteorological Department(IMD) bulletin this morning, the Deep Depression (remnant of the Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm “Tauktae” ) over Gujarat region moved northeastwards with a speed of about 07 kmph during past 06 hours, weakened into a Depression and lay centred at 0530 hours IST of today, the 19th May, 2021 near latitude 24.3°N and longitude 73.3°E over south Rajasthan and adjoining Gujarat region, about 60 kms westsouthwest of Udaipur (Rajasthan) a...Read More

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