Govt approves additional Central assistance of over Rs one thousand forty-three cr to drought-affected Rajasthan, Nagaland
The Union Government has approved additional Central assistance of over one thousand forty-three crore rupees under the National Disaster Response Fund to Rajasthan and Nagaland which were affected by drought during 2021-22.
The High-Level Committee under the Chairmanship of Home Minister Amit Shah has approved around one thousand four crore rupees for Rajasthan and over 39 crore rupees for Nagaland.
This additional assistance is over and above the funds released by the Centre to the States in the State Disaster Response Funds. During 2021-22, the Central Government has released 17 thousand 747 crore rupees to 28 states in their SDRFs and seven thousand 342 crore rupees to eleven states from the NDRF.