25,000 Tonnes Of Fodder Sent To Raigad Villages

Approximately 25,000 tonnes of fodder has been sent to flood-stricken villages in Mahad and Poladpur talukas.

25,000 Tonnes Of Fodder Sent To Raigad Villages

Nearly 25,000 tonnes of fodder has been sent to flood-hit villages in Mahad and Poladpur talukas of Raigad district in Maharashtra on Wednesday, August 4, claim officials.

Raigad Zilla Parishad’s employees removed the grass at Sahan village for the last two days and delivered it to nine villages of the above-mentioned talukas. Dr Kiran Patil, CEO of the Raigad Zilla Parishad mentioned in a release that these activities were done to help those regions which were adversely affected due to the rains.

These 25,000 tonnes of green fodder, was delivered for the cattle hit in the said villages, mention reports.

The state revenue department conducted a survey, according to which 18,000 families from Mahad and 751 from Poladpur were hit either by floods or other rain-related accidents.

Additionally, 28 cattle shelters were wrecked in the floods that occurred in the state on July 22-23.

In light of the floods, the Maharashtra government too recently announced a relief fund of INR 11,5000 crores for those affected by the rains. The said package was announced by Relief and Rehabilitation Minister Vijay Wadettiwar after the cabinet meeting on Tuesday, August 3.

Apart from state governmental assistance, help has been pouring in from various avenues for these affected regions. 

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