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Rs 500 crore for cyclone relief work

A day after he sought Rs 1,000 crore from the Centre for rehabilitation efforts, Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam on Wednesday allocated Rs 500 crore for relief and infrastructure works in regions ravaged by Cyclone Vardah. 

Of the Rs 500 crore, Rs 350 crore would be allocated to Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO), Rs 75 crore to Chennai Corporation, Rs 25 crore to Highways department while Kancheepuram and Thiruvallur district administration would each get Rs 10 crore to take up relief works, Panneerselvam said here.


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