Bhubaneswar, Dec. 6 -- The Odisha Government on Monday directed Collectors to furnish report on losses suffered to the standing crop in their respective districts due to cyclone Jawad-induced rainfall.

Minister of Revenue & Disaster Management, Sudam Marndi has sought damage assessment reports from all district collectors following which compensation will be provided to the affected growers as per the relief code.

"The department has already sought damage assessment report from the Collectors. After a review on the damage caused due to the rainfall, financial aid will be provided to the affected persons as per the relief code norms," said Marndi

Earlier, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena had assured that crop loss caused b...