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Union Home Minister chairs High Level Committee meeting for Central assistance to Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland

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Union Home Minister chairs High Level Committee meeting for Central assistance to and

 The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting of the High Level Committee (HLC) here today for Central Assistance to the States of and in the wake of flash flood and landslides of 2016-17.

The Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Shri Arun Jaitley, the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Union Home Secretary Shri Rajiv Mehrishi and senior officers of the Ministries of Home, Finance and Agriculture attended the meeting.

The HLC approved the assistance of Rs. 103.30 crore in respect of Arunachal Pradesh, including Rs 81.69 crore from the National Disaster Relief Fund (NDRF) and Rs 21.61 crore from National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP). The Committee also approved the assistance of Rs. 28.60 crore in respect of Nagaland, including Rs 25.89 crore from the National Disaster Relief Fund (NDRF) and Rs 2.71 crore from National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP).

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First Published: Tue, July 18 2017. 00:20 IST