AP CM seeks 2,250 crore Aid from central to Cover Flood Damage

Vastavam web: In a letter to Union Minister Amit Shah, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy appealed to the Central government to send a team to assess the damages caused due to the recent cyclone and the floods that followed resulting in damage to crops, roads, irrigation system and power supply across Andhra Pradesh. Jagan said that the heavy rains lashed the State from October 9 to 13. The two Godavari districts received maximum rain. He recalled that the heavy rains damaged the State in August and September too. Paddy, cotton, maize, sugarcane farmers suffered heavy losses. Likewise, the horticulture crops like banana, papaya, and vegetables were damaged.