Govt sanctions 10-cr for relief and restoration works for rain hit area

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Himachal Pradesh government has sanctioned an amount of Rs. 10 crore under State Disaster Relief Fund to provide immediate relief and carrying out restoration works in six districts of Himachal Pradesh which suffered heavy losses due to incessant rains and incidents of cloud bursts during past 2-3 days. Rs. 3.50 crore had been sanctioned for Kinnaur district which had suffered the heaviest losses, Rs. 1.50 crore each for Mandi, Sirmaur, Kullu and Chamba districts while Rs. 50 lakh had been sanctioned for Lahaul-Spiti district.