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States can use 50% of SDRF for Covid-19 pandemic: PM Narendra Modi to CMs

There was a cap of 35% earlier; in meeting with chief ministers, PM says focus should be on micro-containment zones

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Narendra Modi | Coronavirus

Agencies  |  New Delhi 



Narendra Modi
“The battle for covid management is still far from over and all states need to have a mission-mode approach to manage pandemic ”, said Narendra modi, PM

States can now use 50 per cent of their disaster relief funds to manage Covid-19 as the cap of 35 per cent has been removed, said Prime Minister in a meeting with seven chief ministers administering states most affected by the pandemic.

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First Published: Wed, September 23 2020. 23:08 IST

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