Vijayawada: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy toured the cyclone affected areas in Tirupati and Bapatla districts on Friday and assured support from the government.
Jagan undertook an aerial survey of the flood affected areas in Tirupati District along with the District Collector who explained the details of the loss caused by the cyclone.
The Chief Minister addressed the cyclone victims at Balireddy Palem in Vakadu Mandalam and told them that the Government would extend financial support to all famers who suffered crop loss due to cyclone.
YS Jagan examined the breach in the Swarnamukhi River besides visiting some of the affected paddy fields and speaking to farmers.
CM conducted a spot review meeting with the officials accompanying him and enquired about the progress of restoration of civic amenities like drinking water and power supply and repairs of damaged roads. He also gave directions to the officials on enumeration of crop loss.
Addressing the media Jagan said that 8364 people have been shifted to 92 relief camps and more than 60,000 people have been supplied with groceries including 25 kg of rice.
He told the victims every house that received flood water would be given Rs 2500 each in the next four or five days and volunteers and village secretariat staff would distribute the amount.
Farmers who have suffered crop loss in the cyclone would be supplied seeds with 80 per cent subsidy within a week, he said, adding that power supply has been restored in half of the affected areas and officials are working hard to restore it in the rest.