Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Saturday announced compensation for those who had incurred damage to houses and crops in the heavy rain due to Cyclone Yaas. Highlighting that 238 thatched-roof houses were damaged, he said in a statement that ₹4,100 would be paid for every partially damaged house and ₹5,000 for every fully damaged house as compensation.
He said that ₹20,000 a hectare would be given to farmers as compensation for affected paddy crop in rain-fed and irrigated land and all other crops in irrigated land. For all other affected crops in rain-fed land, ₹10,000 a hectare would be paid. Similarly, ₹25,000 a hectare would be given for affected perennial crops, he said.
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