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Centre releases advance grant-in-aid of Rs.51.30 crore to Arunachal Pradesh for rescue and relief operations on account of flash floods

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The Centre has released in advance two installments of grant-in-aid to the State of towards Central share of State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF).

Due to heavy rains and floods in North East, Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, of has released Rupees 51 crore and 30 lakh as grant-in-aid to the State of on the basis of recommendation of the 14th Commission for relief necessitated by natural calamities to the State.

This amount is being released in advance for rescue and relief operations required on account of flash floods.

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First Published: Fri, July 14 2017. 17:48 IST