Andhra Pradesh demands financial assistance for restoration of infrastructure damage due to heavy rains and floods

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The Andhra Pradesh government has demanded the assistance of Rs 5,279 crore for restoration of infrastructure damaged caused due to heavy rainfall and floods in the state during August-October this year.

The rains had heavily damaged the sugarcane crops and other crops causing tremendous loss to the farmers.

According to the media report, AP Chief Secretary Nilam Sawhney told the visiting Inter-ministerial Central Team that due to heavy rains and floods in rivers Krishna and Godavari in different spells during August, September and October, the AP suffered gross damage to the tune of Rs 6,320.83 crore.

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