J&K floods Current Affairs, GK & News

Union Government announces additional package of Rs. 2,437 crore for J &K

Union Government has announced an additional package of 2,437 crore rupees for reconstruction and rehabilitation of flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). It was announced by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi. The fund will be used for relief and rehabilitation work. Around 75,000 kacha and pakka houses will also be rebuilt under the ..

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World Bank approves $ 250 million loan for Jhelum and Tawi Flood Recovery Project in J&K

World Bank has approved 250 million US dollars loan for Jhelum and Tawi Flood Recovery Project in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K). The project will be funded by loan credit from International Development Association (IDA), a World Bank’s concessionary with a maturity of 25 years, including a 5 year grace period. About Jhelum and Tawi Flood ..

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J& K floods: the horrid aftermath

The valley has been hit by the worst floods in 109 years. There is massive damage to life and property as the rescue operations continue to bring people to safer areas. The rescue operation involving 86 aircrafts and about 30,000 troops is finding it difficult to cope up with damage. J&K is the 19th most ..

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Floods continue the tale of misery in J&K

In the most devastating floods which ripped apart life and infrastructure in the state of Jammu and Kashmir has left nearly 400 dead and thousands stranded in the middle of nowhere. The fight with hunger and thirst is mounting for the ones who have made their way out of the battling waters. The Indian army ..

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