REVISED LIST OF SDRF & NDRF 2015 TO 2020

 

REVISED LIST OF ITEMS AND NORMS OF ASSISTANCE FROM STATE DISASTER RESPONSE FUND (SDRF) AND NATONAL DISASTER RESPONSE FUND (NDRF)
(Period 2015-20, MHA Letter No. 32-7/2014-NDM-I Dated 8th April, 2015)
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ITEM NORMS OF ASSISTANCE
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1 GRATUITOUS RELIEF
   
 a) Ex-Gratia payment to families of deceased persons




 
Rs. 4.00 lakh per deceased person including those involved in relief operations or associated in preparedness activities, subject to certification regarding cause of death  from appropriate authority.

 
  b) Ex-Gratia payment for loses of a limb or eyes(s). Rs. 59,100/- per person, when the disability is between 40% and 60%.

Rs. 2.00 lakh/- per person, when the disability is more than 60%.

Subject to certification by a doctor from a hospital or dispensary of Government, regarding extent and cause of disability.
  c) Grievous injury requiring hospitalization Rs 12,700/- per person requiring hospitalization for more than a week.

Rs. 4,300/- per person requiring hospitalization for less than a week.
  d) Clothing and utensils/house-hold goods for families whose houses have been washed away/fully damaged/severely inundated for more than a week due to a natural calamity. Rs. 1,800/- per family, for loss of clothing.

Rs. 2,000/- per family, for loss of utensils/household goods.
  e) Gratuitous relief for families whose livelihood is seriously affected Rs. 60/- per adult and Rs. 45/- per child, not housed in relief camps. State Govt. will certify that identified beneficiaries are not housed in relief camps. Further State Government will provide the basis and process for arriving at such beneficiaries district-wise.

Period for providing gratuitous relief will be as per assessment of the State Executive Committee (SEC) and the Central Team (in case of NDRF). The default period of assistance will up to 30 days, which may be extended up to 60 days in the first instance, if required, and subsequently up to 90 days in case of drought/pest attack. Depending on the ground situation, the State Executive Committee can extend the time period beyond the prescribed limit subject to that expenditure on this account should not exceed 25% of SDRF allocation for the year.
2. SEARCH & RESCUE OPERATIONS
   (a) Cost of search and rescue measures/ evacuation of people affected/ likely to be affected.   As per actual cost incurred, assessed by SEC and recommended by central Team(in case of NDRF).

 -  By the time the central Team visits the affected area, these activities are already over. Therefore, the State Level Committee and the Central Team can recommended actual/ near-actual costs.
   (b) Hiring of boats for carrying immediate relief and saving lives. As per actual costs incurred, assessed by SEC and recommended by the Central Team (in case of NDRF).

The quantum of assistance will be limited to the actual expenditure incurred on hiring boats and essential equipment requiring for rescuing stranded people and thereby saving human lives during a notified natural calamity.
3 RELIEF MEASURES
   a) Provision for temporary accommodation,  food, clothing, medical care etc. for people affected/ evacuated and sheltered in relief camps. As per assessment of need by SEC and recommended of the Central Team (in case of NDRF), for a period of up to 30 days. The SEC would need to specify the number of camps, their duration and the number of persons in camps. In case of continuation of a calamity like drought or widespread devastation caused by earthquake or flood etc., this period may be extended to 60 days, and up to 90 days in case of severe drought. Depending on the ground situation, the State Executive Committee can extend the time period beyond the prescribed limit subject to that expenditure on this account should not exceed 25% of SDRF allocation for the year.

Medical care may be provided from National Rural Health Mission (NRHM).
 
   b) Air dropping of essential supplies  As per actual, based on assessment of need by SEC and recommendation of the Central Team (in case of NDRF).

 -  The quantum of assistance will be limited to actual amount raised in the bills by the Ministry of Defence for airdropping of essential supplies and rescue operations only.
   c) Provision of emergency supply of drinking water in rural areas and urban areas.  As per actual cost, based on the assessment of need by NEC and recommended by the Central Team ( in case of NDRF), up to 30 days and may be extended up to 90 days in case of drought. Depending on the ground situation, the State Executive Committee can extend the time period beyond the prescribed limit subject to that expenditure on this account should not exceed 25% of SDRF allocation for the year.
  4 CLEARANCE OF AFFECTED AREAS
   a) Clearance of debris in public areas.  As per actual cost within 30 days from the date of start of the work based on assessment of need by SEC for the assistance to be provided under SDRF and as per assessment of the Central Team for assistance to be provided under NDRF.
   b)  Drainage of flood water in affected areas As per actual cost within 30 days from the date of start of the work based on assessment of need by SEC for the assistance to be provided under SDRF and as per assessment of the Central Team(in case of NDRF).
   c) Disposal of death bodies/ Carases As per actuals, based on assessment of need by SEC and recommendation of the Central Team (in case of NDRF).
  5  AGRICULTURE 
  (i) Assistance to farmers having landholding upto 2 ha
   A. Assistance for land and other loss
   a) De-silting of agriculture land ( where thickness of sand/ silt deposit is more than 3", to be certified by the competent authority of the State Government )   Rs. 12,200/- per hectare for each item. 


 (Subject to the condition that no other assistance/subsidy has been availed of by/is eligible to the beneficiary under any other Government Scheme.)
   b) Removal of debris on agriculture land in hilly areas. 
   c) De-silting/ Restoration/ Repair of fish farms 
   d) Loss of substantial portion of land caused by landslide, avalanche, change of course of rivers.  Rs. 37,500/- per hectare to only those small and marginal farmers whose ownership o the land is legitimate as per the revenue records.
   B. Input subsidy (where crop loss is 50% and above)  
   a) For agriculture crops, horticulture crops and annual plantation crops  Rs 6,800/- per hectare in rainfall areas and restricted to sown areas.

Rs. 13,500/- per hectare in assured irrigated areas, subject to minimum assistance not less Rs.1000/- and restricted to sown areas.
 
   b) Perennial Crops  Rs. 18,000/- hectare for all types of perennial crops subject to minimum assistance not less than Rs. 2000/- and restricted to sown areas.
   c) Sericulture  Rs. 4,800/- per hectare for Eri, Mulberry, Tussar
Rs. 6,000/- per hectare for Muga.
 (ii) Input Subsidy to farmers having more than 2Ha of landholding Rs. 6,800/- per hectare in rainfall areas and restricted to sown areas.
Rs. 13,500/- per hectare for areas under assured irrigation and restricted to sown areas.
Rs. 18,000/- per hectare for all types of perennial crops and restricted to sown areas.

 - Assistance may be provided where crop loss is 33% and above, subject to a ceiling of 2 hectare per farmer.
  6. ANIMAL HUSBANDRY - ASSISTANCE TO SMALL AND MARGINAL FARMERS
   i) Replacement of milch animals, draught animals or animals used for haulage.   Milch animals -

Rs. 30,000/- Buffalo/cow/camel/yak/Mithun etc.
Rs. 3,000/- Sheep/goat/pig.

Draught animal -

Rs. 25,000/- Camel/horse/bullock etc.
Rs. 16,000/- Calf/Donkey/Pony/Mule

 -  The assistance may be restricted for the actual loss of economically productive animals and will be subject to a ceiling of 3 large milch animal or 30 small milch animals or 3 large draught animal or 6 small drought animals per household irrespective of whether a household has lost a large number of animals. (The loss is to be certified by the Competent Authority designed by the State Government).

Poultry:-
Poultry @ Rs. 50/- per bird subject to a ceiling of assistance of Rs. 5000/- per beneficiary household. The death of the poultry birds should be on account of natural calamity.

Note:- Relief under these norms is not eligible if the assistance is available from any other Government Scheme. e.g. loss of birds due to Avian Influenza or any other diseases for which the Department of Animal Husbandry has a separate scheme for compensating the poultry owners.
  
   (ii) Provision of fodder/ feed concentrate including water supply and medicines in cattle camps.  Large animals - Rs. 70/- per day.

Small animals - Rs. 35/- per day.

Period for providing relief will be as per assessment of the State Executive Committee (SEC) and the Central Team (in case of NDRF). The default period for assistance will be upto 30 days, which may be extended upto 60 days in the first instance and in case of severe drought up to 90 days. Depending on the ground situation, the State Executive Committee can extend the time period beyond the prescribed limit, subject to the stipulation that expenditure on this account should not exceed 25% of SDRF allocation for the year.

Based on assessment of need by SEC and recommendation of the Central Team (in case of NDRF) consistent with estimates of cattle as per Livestock Census and subject to the certificate by the competent authority about the requirement of medicine and vaccine being calamity related.
   iii) Transport of fodder to cattle outside cattle camps  As per the actual cost of transport, based on assessment of need by SEC and recommendation of the Central team (in case of NDRF) consistent with estimated of cattle as per Livestock Census.
   7. FISHERY
   i) Assistance to Fisherman for repair/ replacement of boats, nets - damaged or lost
     --Boat
     --Dugout-Canoe
     --Catamaran
     --Net
(This assistance will not be provided if the beneficiary is eligible or has availed of any subsidy/assistance, for the instant calamity, under any other Government Scheme.)
 
Rs. 4,100/- for repair of partially damaged boats only

Rs. 2,100/- for repair of partially damaged net.

Rs. 9,600/- for repair of fully damaged  boats.

Rs. 2,600/- for repair of fully damaged net.
   ii) Input subsidy for fish seed farm  Rs. 8,200/- per hectare.

(This assistance will not be provided if the beneficiary is eligible or has availed of any subsidy/assistance, for the instant calamity, under any other Government Scheme, except the one time subsidy provided under the Scheme of Department of Animal husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture.)
   8. HANDICRAFTS/HANDLOOM - ASSISTANCE TO ARTISANS
    i) For replacement of damaged tools/ equipment  Rs. 4,100/- per artisan for equipments.
 - Subject to certification by the competent authority designated by the Government about damage and its replacement.
    ii) For loss of raw-materials/ goods in process/ finished goods. Rs. 4,100/- per artisan for raw material.
 - Subject to certification by the competent authority designated by the State Government about loss and its replacement.
  9. HOUSING
   a) Fully damaged/ destroyed houses   
        i) Pucca house Rs. 95,100/- per house, in plain areas

Rs. 1,01,900/- per house, in hilly areas including Integrated Action Plan (IAP) districts.
        ii) Kutcha house
    b) Severely damaged houses
        i) Pucca house
       ii) Kutcha house
   c) Partially Damaged Houses  
 

     i) Pucca (other than huts) where the damage is at least 15% 

Rs.5,200/- per house
      ii) Kutcha (other than huts) where the damage is at least 15%  Rs.3,200/- per house.
    d) Damaged/destroyed huts: Rs. 4,100/- per hut

(Hut means temporary, make shift unit, inferior to Kutcha house, made of thatch, mud, plastic sheets etc. traditionally recognized as huts by the State/District authorities.)

Note:- The damaged house should be an authorized construction duly certified by the Competent Authority of the State Government.
    e) Cattle shed attached with house Rs. 2,100/- per shed.
 10. INFRASTRUCTURE
  Repair/restoration (of immediate nature) of damaged infrastructure.

(1) Roads & bridges,(2) Drinking water Supply works, (3) Irrigation, (4) Power (only limited to immediate restoration of electricity supply in the affected areas), (5) Schools, (6) Primary Health Centre, (7) Community assets owned by Panchayat.


Sectors such as Telecommunication and Power (except immediate restoration of power supply), which generate their own revenue, and also undertake immediate repair/restoration works from their own funds/resources are excluded.
Activities of immediate nature:

Illustrative of activities which may be considered as works of an immediate nature are given in the Appendix.

Assessment of requirements:

Based on assessment of need, as per States' costs/rates/ schedules for repair by SEC and recommendation of the Central Team (in case of NDRF).

 - As regards repair of roads, due to consideration shall be given to Norms for Maintenance of Roads in India, 2001, as amended from time to time, for repair of roads affected by heavy rains/floods, cyclone, landslide, sand dunes, etc. to restore traffic. For reference these norms are

 * Normal and Urban areas: up to 15% of the total of Ordinary repair(OR) and Periodical repair (PR).

* Hills: up to 20% of total of OR and PR.

- In case of repair of roads, assistance will be given based on the notified Ordinary Repair (OR) and Periodical Renewal (PR) of the State. In case OR & PR rate is not available, then assistance will be provided @ Rs.1 lakh/km for State Highway and Major District Road and @ Rs.0.60 lakh/km for rural roads. The condition of "State shall first use its provision under the budget for regular maintenance and repair" will no longer be required, in view of the difficulties in monitoring such stipulation, though it is a desirable goal for all the States.

- In case of repairs of Bridges and Irrigation works, assistance will be given as per the schedule of rates notified by the concerned States. Assistance for micro irrigation scheme will be provided @ Rs.1.5 lakh per damaged scheme. Assistance for restoration of damaged medium and large irrigation projects will also be given for the embankment portions, on par with the case of similar rural roads, subject to the stipulation that no duplication would be done with any ongoing schemes.

- Regarding repairs of damaged drinking water schemes, the eligible damaged drinking water structures will be eligible for assistance @ Rs.1.5 lakh/damaged structure.

- Regarding repair of damaged primary and secondary schools, primary health centres, Anganwadi and community assets owned by the Panchayats, assistance will be given @ Rs.2 lakh/damaged structure.

- Regarding repair of damaged power sector, assistance will be given to damaged conductors, poles and transformers upto the level of 11 kV. The rate of assistance will be @ Rs.4000/poles, Rs.0.50 lakh per km of damaged conductor and Rs.1.00 lakh per damaged distribution tansformer.
 
 11. PROCUREMENT
   Procurement of essential search, rescue and evacuation equipments including communication equipments, etc. for response to disaster.    - Expenditure is to be incurred from SDRF only
(and not from NDRF), as assessed by the State Executive Committee (SEC).

 - The total expenditure on this item should not exceed 10% of the annual allocation of the SDRF.
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CAPACITY BUILDING




 
- Expenditure is to be incurred from SDRF only (and not from NDRF), as assessed by the State Executive Committee (SEC).

- The total expenditure on this item should not exceed 5% of the annual allocation of the SDRF.
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State specific disasters within the local context in the State, which are not included in the notified list of disasters eligible for assistance from SDRF/NDRF, can be met from SDRF within the limit of 10% of the annual funds allocation of the SDRF. - Expenditure is to be incurred from SDRF only (and not from NDRF), as assessed by the State Executive Committee (SEC).

- The norm for various items will be the same as applicable to other notified natural disasters, as listed above. or

- In these cases, the scale of relief assistance against each item for 'local disaster' should not exceed the norms of SDRF.

- The flexibility is to be applicable only after the State has formally listed the disasters for inclusion and notified transparent norms and guidelines with a clear procedure for identification of the beneficiaries for disaster relief for such local disasters', with the approval of SEC.


APPENDIX
Illustrative list of activities identified as of an immediate nature
1. Drinking Water Supply:
 
  1. Repair of damaged platforms of hand pumps/ring wells/spring-tapped chambers/public stand posts, cisterns.
  2. Restoration of damaged stand posts including replacement of damaged pipe lengths with new pipe lengths, cleaning of clear water reservoir (to make it leak proof).
  3. Repair of damaged pumping machines, leaking overhead reservoirs and water pumps including damaged intake - structure, approach gantries/jetties.
2. Roads:
 
  1. Filling up of breaches and potholes, use of pipe for creating waterways, repair and stone pitching of embankments.
  2. Repair of breached culverts.
  3. Providing diversions to the damaged/washed out portions of bridges to restore immediate connectivity.
  4. Temporary repair of approaches to bridges/embankments of bridges, repair of damaged railing bridges, repair of causeways to restore immediate connectivity, granular sub base, over damaged stretch of roads to restore traffic.
3. Irrigation:
 
  1. Immediate repair of damaged canal structures and earthen/masonry works of tanks and small reservoirs with the use of cement, sand bags and stones.
  2. Repair of weak areas as piping or rat holes in dam walls/embankments.
  3. Removal of vegetative material/building material/debris from canal and drainage system.
  4. Repair of embankments of minor, medium and major irrigation projects.
4. Health
  Repair of damaged approach roads, buildings and electrical lines of PHCs/community Health Centres.
5. Community assets of Panchayat
 
  1. Repair of village internal roads.
  2. Removal of debris from drainage/sewerage lines.
  3. Repair of internal water supply lines.
  4. Repair of street lights.
  5. Temporary repair of primary schools, panchayat ghars, community halls, anganwadi, etc.
6. Power
  Poles/Conductors and transformers upto 11 kv.
7. The assistance will be considered as per the merit towards the following activities:
i)



 
Damaged primary school building

Higher secondary/middle/ college and other educational institutions building
Up to Rs. 1.50 lakh/unit



Not covered
ii) Primary Health Centre Upto Rs. 1.50 lakh/unit
iii) Electric poles and wires etc. Normative cost (upto Rs.4000 per pole and Rs.0.50 lakh per km)
iv) Panchayat Ghar/Anganwadi/ Mahila Mondal/ Yuva Kendra/ Community Hall Upto 2.00 lakh/unit
v) State Highways/Major District road Rs.1.00 lakh/km
vi) Rural road/bridge Rs.0.60 lakh/km
vii) Drinking water scheme Upto 1.50 lakh/unit
viii) Irrigation Sector:
Minor Irrigation schemes/Canal

Major irrigation scheme
Flood control and anti Erosion Protection work
upto Rs.1.50 lakh/scheme

Not Covered
Not Covered
ix) Hydro Power Project/HT Distribution systems/ Transformers and subs stations Not Covered
x) High Tension Lines (above 11 kv) Not Covered
xi) State Govt Buildings viz. departmental/office building, departmental/residential quarters, religious structures, patwarkhana, Court premises, play ground, forest bungalow property and animal/bird sanctuary etc. Not Covered.
xii) Long terms/Permanent Restoration Work incentive Not Covered
xiii) Any new work of long term nature Not Covered
xiv) Distribution of commodities Not Covered
(However, there is a provision for assistance as GR to families in dire need of assistance after a disasters)
xv) Procurement of equipments/machineries under NDRF Not Covered
xvi) National Highways Not Covered
(Since GOI born entire expenditure towards restoration work activities)
xvii) Fodder seed to augment fodder production Not Covered

 

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