Rajya Sabha MP Renubala Pradhan through a letter to the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urged for measures to alleviate condition of cyclone and flood devastated sugarcane growers of Ganjam district. According to her damages worth Rs. 9 crore had occurred at the Aska sugar mill due to the cyclone.
Apart from it the cyclone and flood had damaged sugarcane crop in around 9,000 hectares of land and the loss to the farmers was worth around Rs. 70 crore.