Government sanctions Rs 5,021 crore to 10 states hit by disasters
Thursday, March 23, 2017, 11:01 PM
The Centre has approved Rs 5,021 crore as assistance to 10 states hit by calamities, including flood and drought. The High Level Committee, headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, approved the central assistance to Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Manipur, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh. The Committee examined the proposal based on the reports of the Inter-Ministerial Central Team.