Afternoon Voice

Goa govt announces Rs 5 crore assistance to flood-affected Kerala

The Goa government today announced Rs five crore financial assistance to the flood-hit Kerala. Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar took this decision today, a day after he returned to the state from the US, where he had gone for a medical check-up.

“Chief Minister, Shri @manoharparrikar has sanctioned Rs 5 crore as Goa government’s contribution towards Kerala CM’s relief fund for Kerala flood relief operations,” the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said in a tweet.

“Goa stands in solidarity with the people of Kerala,” it added.