Kerala Floods

Rebuilding Kerala: Centre Doing Enough?

The centre responds to the Kerala government's "dog in the manger" jibe on the provision of relief to the state. The point being made is this - if you aren't giving us the Rs 20,000 crore that we seek to rebuild the state, then why are you denying others from providing us this help? This comes on a day when the UAE government - in what some would consider an about turn - says that there is nothing official about its providing Kerala Rs 700 crore in relief, something that had been widely reported. But the Kerala government insists that this offer was indeed made. In the meanwhile, the government has come out with a detailed explantion on how, in addition to Rs 600 crore that it has provided the state, there is another amount of Rs 562.45 crore which is already with the Kerala State Disaster Fund. On the show, we ask: Is the centre doing enough for the rehabilitation of flood affected regions of Kerala?

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Kerala has been hit by the worst floods in a 100 years. The Kerala Government estimates Rs 21,000 crore will be needed to rebuild the state. The funds are required to rebuild hundreds of flooded villages, thousands of damaged and destroyed homes and 10,000 kilometres of ravaged roads.
 
This Onam as Kerala struggles to rebuild after the most devastating floods in a century, NDTV has organised a special telethon to raise funds for Kerala. We have specific goals - to enable the rebuilding of villages in the worst-affected districts and provide immediate assistance in terms of rehabilitation and food kits to people in the worst affected areas . All donations will go directly to our partner NGO Plan India.
 
Our focus will be coverage that makes a difference, stories with a heart, standing by people and making their experience a shared one to effect change.   
 
NDTV chose to report on this massive crisis with unwavering focus and commitment; having done that, now we look, as NDTV always does, to go beyond the news and make a difference to people's lives. 

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