PM announces relief for cyclone Thane affected TN and Puducherry

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January 10, 2012 New Delhi

The Prime Minister has announced an interim relief to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry which were affected by cyclone Thane in the last week of December. The interim relief based on the preliminary reports is Rs 500 crores for Tamil Nadu and Rs 125 crores for Puducherry. A central government team is currently visiting the affected areas and will be submitting its report on its return based on which a final relief as may be admissible will be sanctioned.