Cyclone Fani : Rs 11,942 Crore Loss As Per Preliminary Estimate

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Bhubaneswar: Odisha, which was pulverized by May 3 cyclone ‘Fani’, suffered a loss of Rs Rs 11,942 crore as per preliminary estimates furnished by the State government.

The state government today submitted cyclone-damage-report to the inter-ministerial team of the central government which is currently in Odisha to assess the damage caused due to cyclone.

The damage assessed by the state government agencies is not final but preliminary in nature. The final memorandum of damage would be submitted to the centre towards later part of the current month after village-to-village damage assessment exercise,  said Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi.