Dimapur, December 6: A High Level Committee (HLC) meeting chaired by Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh today approved additional assistance of Rs 131.16 crores to Nagaland from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF).
The HLC meeting was held at New Delhi to consider the additional Central Assistance to the States of Kerala, Nagaland, and Andhra Pradesh, which were affected by floods, landslides and cyclone Titli respectively during the recent months.
Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, Union Minister for Agriculture, Radha Mohan Singh, Union Home Secretary, Rajiv Gauba and senior officers of the Ministries of Home Affairs, Finance and Agriculture were present in the meeting.
The HLC also approved the additional assistance from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) of Rs 3048.39 crore to Kerala and Rs 539.52 crore to Andhra Pradesh. (Page News Service)