Placeholder canvas

Centre accords calamity relief fund to three states


New Delhi: The Central government on Friday approved calamity relief funds to Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal, and Nagaland, who were affected by floods and landslides in the year between 2017-2018.

ALSO READ: The much awaited monsoon arrives in Delhi

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired a high-level committee meeting in the national capital for the central assistance to the three states.

The committee approved the additional assistance from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) of Rs 179.91 crore (Rs. 66.77 crores for floods + Rs. 113.14 crores for drought – Rabi) for Andhra Pradesh, Rs 144.26 crore for Arunachal Pradesh and Rs 65.69 crore for Nagaland.

ALSO READ: 32 CCTV cameras installed in a Manipur village making it a model town

The Union Minister for Agriculture Radha Mohan Singh, Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba and senior officers of the Ministries of Home Affairs, Finance and Agriculture and NITI Aayog were present in the meeting.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:



More like this

Rajya Sabha Elections: BJP Wins Eight Seats, SP Bags Two In Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh...

Rajya Sabha Elections: Congress Wins Three Seats, BJP Bags One In Karnataka

Bengaluru: In the latest Rajya Sabha polls held in...

India, Thailand Hold 10th Joint Commission Meeting; Multiple Agreements Signed

New Delhi: In a significant diplomatic development, India and...

Lok Sabha Polls: AAP Announces Candidates For Four Seats In Delhi, One In Haryana

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) revealed its...