Guwahati, Aug 19 : The BJP-led government in Assam will extend a financial aid of Rs 3 crore to the flood-ravaged Kerala, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Sunday.
Sonowal also directed the state Revenue and Disaster Management Department to open a helpline to extend help to the people of Assam who are trapped in the deluge and by expediting their rescue and providing relief to them.
The Department has opened two helpline numbers and a control room to help the people from the state affected by the floods in Kerala.
The helpline numbers are 0361-2237219 and 0361-2237460. The control room can be accessed through dialling 9401044617.
A large number of people from the state, particularly youths, go to south Indian states like Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu in search of jobs.