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Ockhi aid: Kerala govt to form monitoring committee

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

In an effort to ensure disbursal of financial assistance to families of Ockhi victims in a time bound manner, the today decided to constitute a monitoring committee.

The decision in this regard was taken at the cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister,

Revenue, Finance, Fisheries, Local Self and Agriculture secretaries will be members of the committee headed by the Chief Secretary, a press release said.

Over 70 fishermen from the southern districts of had lost their lives in the devastating cyclone on Nov 29-30 last.

Several fishermen are still missing.

The cyclone had also caused devastation in neighbouring and

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 13:50 IST