Principal Secretary (Disaster Management) Vyasji said that the Chief Minister directed that whose houses and crops have been damaged, should be given compensation and agriculture input subsidy respectively at the earliest.
Nitish, who held a high-level meeting in Patna to assess the loss of life and property, asked officials to ensure payment of ex-gratia compensation in case of loss of human life, Vyasji said.
Water Resources Department Minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh, Disaster Management Minister Renu Kumari Kushwaha, Chief Secretary AK Sinha, Development Commissioner Alok Kumar Sinha and other senior
officials attended the meeting convened by Kumar at his official residence.
A total 14 persons were killed during the heavy rains triggered by Cyclone Phailin in Bihar earlier this week.


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