SAC approves flood relief under PMDP-2015

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 25: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, N N Vohra approved financial assistance under Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP) – 2015 for providing relief to people whose houses were damaged due to the floods of September, 2014.

The relief under Prime Minister’s Development Package 2015 shall be as per scales given under:-


  1. Fully Damaged Pucca House @ Rs. 2.50 lac.
  2. Fully Damaged Kacha House @ Rs. 1.00 lac
  3. Severely Damaged Pucca House @  Rs. 1.25 lac.
  4. Severely Damaged Kacha House @  Rs. 0.50 lac.
  5. Partially Damaged Pucca House @  Rs. 0.20 lac.
  6. Partially Damaged Kucha House @ Rs. 0.10 lac.

With the approval of the scales for additional assistance by the State Administrative Council today in favour of owners of damaged houses due to floods of September- 2014, each damaged household will get total relief/financial assistance out of State Disaster Response Fund, Prime Ministers National Relief Fund and Prime Minister’s Development Plan- 2015, as under:-

Category of House      Under SDRF   Under PMNRF           Under PMDP-2015     Total


Fully Damaged Pucca 75000  100000            250000            425000

Fully Damaged Kacha            17600  50000  100000            167600

Severally Damaged Pucca      12600  50000  125000            187600

Severally Damaged Kacha      3800    10000  50000  63800

Partially Damaged Pucca        3800    25000  20000  48800

Partially Damaged Kacha       2300    5000    10000  17300

The SAC also directed that the list of damaged houses be reconciled by the Deputy Commissioners with the data of damaged houses available with the NDMA New Delhi, which has transferred the financial assistance out of Prime Minister National Relief Fund (PMNRF) into the bank account numbers of affectees through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT).

The SAC also directed that the relief in cases of damaged houses under PMDP-2015 be transferred electronically by way of Direct Transfer into the official bank accounts of respective Deputy Commissioners for further disbursement to the affectees.

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