The very severe cyclonic storm “PHAILIN” has devastated Odisha on 12th and 13th October, 2013 resulting in huge loss of public and private property. Donation to the tune of Rs. 247.77 Crore was received in CMRF from the citizens, Central and State PSUs, Corporate Houses, Business and Industrial Houses, Banks and other institutions. During the last year 2013-14, a sum of Rs 70,03,61,637/- was spent for providing one month's additional pension @ ` 300/- to the pensioner under IGNOAP / IGNWP / IGNDP / MBPY of 13 Cyclone /Flood affected districts and re-construction of fully damaged Elementary and High School by using pre-fabricated structures in the district of Ganjam & Mayurbhanj.
It has been decided that, a sum of Rs.143.24 Crores will be spent out of the unspent amount for construction of 158 Multipurpose Cyclone / Flood Shelters in the State. Accordingly, a sum of Rs. 57,29,.60,lakhs/- has been placed with the Special Relief Commissioner, Odisha year for execution of the above works during the current 2014-15.