As per a release issued by the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), small and marginal farmers, who suffered crop loss of 33 per cent and above, will get Rs 6800 per hectare in non-irrigated land while a subsidy of Rs 13,500 per hectare will provided for land with irrigation facilities.
As many as 131 blocks of 12 districts in Odisha have been badly hit by cyclone Jawad which brushed the State coast on December 5 and 6, bringing record rainfall and unleashing floodgates of misery for people in the State.
A Central team is scheduled to visit Jajpur district on Monday for an assessment of the damages caused by the cyclonic storm.
The inter-ministerial central team led by Saurav Ray, Joint Secretary (CEPI), Ministry of Home Affairs, is scheduled to conduct an intensive survey in the districts affected by the cyclone Jawad.
An inter-ministerial central team is set to arrive in Odisha today for on-spot detail assessment of damages caused by cyclonic storm Jawad.
Vegetable farmers also have suffered a huge loss during the heavy downpour. At places where crops have managed to evade the cyclonic impact, apprehension of pest attacks have doubled the agony of farmers.
Cyclone Jawad which crossed the Odisha coast on Sunday (Dec 5) evening, has moved towards West Bengal. Now, latest forecast suggests that Cold Wave conditions are likely to intensify.
Though cyclone Jawad which has weakened into a low pressure area ceased to cause any major damage but it triggered extremely heavy to heavy rainfall in several parts of the State, particularly in the coastal and northern parts, damaging standing crops and inundating several low-lying areas.
Generous - remaining true to its name, 'Jawad' not just spared Odisha but also left behind a magnificent makeover of the skies over Puri, the holy land of Lord Jagannath. After the cyclonic system crossed Puri coast as a depression Sunday evening, the skies were lit up in gold and crimson.
Under its impact, light to moderate rain or thundershower is very likely to occur at a few places over the districts of north coastal Odisha and at isolated places over the rest of Odisha for 24 hours. However, there is no rainfall warning today.
Kailash, who had grown paddy on his two acres of farmland, was upset after heavy rain triggered by cyclone Jawad damaged his standing paddy crops.
According to the IMD, the Cyclonic storm Jawad has weakened into a Depression and will further reduce to a well-marked lower pressure area tonight.
As dark clouds of Cyclone Jawad lift, Puri skies light up in gold and crimson. These breathtaking visuals were shared by international sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik.
The Deep Depression or the remnant of cyclonic storm ‘Jawad’ weakened into a depression over northwest Bay of Bengal close to southeast of Puri at 2.30PM on Sunday (December 5).
The city of Bhubaneswar witnessed cloudy sky with a few intense spells of rain and strong gusty surface winds over some areas. Owing to the Jawad-induced rains, people in several low-lying areas were left to grapple with water-logging situation. Even though the system has already weakened into a depression, rainfall activity is likely to continue in the smart city, predicts MeT.
Though some of the farmers were able to harvest the crops, they failed to shift the yield to safer places in due time. The croppers have expressed huge concerns that if the wet conditions continue for a longer period, it would eventually wipe out any chance of break-even in the production of the crops.
All Rainfall activities will cool down in Odisha from early morning hours on Dec 6. Tuesday will see Sunshine.
The Deep Depression lay centered at over northwest and adjoining westcentral Bay of Bengal about 90km south- southeast of Gopalpur and 120km south-southwest of Puri.
The Deep Depression remnant of cyclonic storm `Jawad' over west-central Bay of Bengal is likely to move north-northeast wards, weaken further into a Depression and reach Odisha coast near Puri around Sunday noon.
Bhubaneswar IMD Director HR Biswas has shared the latest updates on cyclonic Storm ‘Jawad’. As per the forecast, the cyclonic storm is moving in north-northeast direction and will continue to move in that direction.