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6,498 schools damaged in cyclone Fani in Odisha

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

A total of 6,498 schools have been damaged in that ravaged 14 districts in on May 3, an said on Monday.

As per initial reports, the School and Mass Education department in the state has assessed a loss of Rs 417.83 crore due to the cyclone, said Information and

He informed that a maximum number of 2,134 schools were damaged in district, which was the worst affected in the cyclonic storm. A total of 1,002 schools were damaged in district, Singh added.

He further said that the has assessed a loss of Rs 72 crore due to the damage caused to several institutions functioning under the department.

There has been a damage of Rs 15 crore in the Sanskruti Bhawan and while the damage to the has been estimated at Rs 3 crore.

Meanwhile, the government has claimed that it would restore 100 per cent pipe water supply in the rural areas of the affected districts by Tuesday.



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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 19:32 IST