A high-level committee headed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday authorised Rs 1,887.23 crore as further central help to 5 states which had been affected by floods, landslides and hailstorm throughout 2021.
The states which is able to get the central help from the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) are Bihar (Rs 1,038.96 crore), West Bengal (Rs 475.04 crore), Rajasthan (292.51 crore), Sikkim (Rs 59.35 crore) and Himachal Pradesh (Rs 21.37 crore), stated an official assertion.
This further help is over and above the funds launched by the Centre to the states within the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), already positioned on the disposal of the states.
During the monetary yr 2021-22, the central authorities has launched Rs 17,747.20 crore to 28 states of their SDRF and Rs 6,197.98 crore to 9 states from the NDRF, it stated.
The central authorities had deputed Inter-Ministerial Central Teams (IMCTs) to these states and Union Territories instantly after the calamities with out ready for the receipt of memorandum from them.
The high-level committee beneath the chairmanship of the Union Home minister has authorised the extra central help beneath the NDRF to 5 states, which had been affected by floods, landslides and hailstorm throughout 2021, stated the assertion.
This exhibits the resolve of the union authorities beneath the management of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to assist the folks of the 5 states who confronted these pure disasters, it stated.
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