Government approves over Rs. 5,908 crore of additional Central assistance to 7 States

Government approves over Rs. 5,908 crore of additional Central assistance to 7 States
Government approves over Rs. 5,908 crore of additional Central assistance to 7 States

Government approves over Rs. 5,908 crore of additional Central assistance to 7 States


The High Level Committee (HLC), chaired by the Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah to consider additional central assistance to seven states, which were affected by floods/ landslides/cloudburst during south west monsoon 2019.
HLC approved additional central assistance of Rs. 5908.56 crore to seven States from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) - Rs. 616.63 crore to Assam, Rs. 284.93 crore to Himachal Pradesh, Rs. 1869.85 crore to Karnataka, Rs. 1749.73 crore to Madhya Pradesh, Rs. 956.93 crore to Maharashtra, Rs. 63.32 to Tripura and Rs 367.17 crore to Uttar Pradesh for floods/ landslides/cloudburst during south west monsoon 2019.
Earlier, the Central Government has released an interim financial assistance of Rs. 3,200 crore to 4 States - Rs 1200 crore to Karnataka, Rs 1000 crore to Madhya Pradesh, Rs 600 crore to Maharashtra and Rs 400 crore to Bihar. In addition, during 2019-20, till date, Centre Government has released Rs 8068.33 crore to 27 States as Central share from State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF).

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