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Nagaland gets Rs 39.28 cr additional Central assistance

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DIMAPUR, JUNE 16: The High Level Committee (HLC), under the chairmanship of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, has approved additional Central assistance under the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) to two States – Rajasthan and Nagaland, which were affected by drought during 2021-22.
The HLC approved additional Central assistance of Rs. 1,043.23 crore to the two States from the NDRF: Rs 1,003.95 crore to Rajasthan and Rs 39.28 crore to Nagaland.
A PIB release said this additional assistance is over and above the funds released by the Centre to the States in the State Disaster Response Funds (SDRF), already placed at the disposal of the States.
During Financial Year 2021-22, the Central Government has released Rs. 17,747.20 crore to 28 States in their SDRF and Rs.7,342.30 crore to 11 States from the NDRF.
(Page News Service)