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

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

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The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting of the High Level Committee (HLC) here today for Central Assistance to the state of in the wake of drought (Kharif) of 2016-17. .

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The Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Shri Arun Jaitley, the Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Shri S. S. Ahluwalia, Union Home Secretary, Shri Rajiv Mehrishi and senior officers of the Ministries of Home, Finance, Agriculture and NITI Aayog attended the meeting. .

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The Committee examined the proposal based on the report of the Inter-Ministerial Central Team which visited the drought-affected state of The HLC approved the assistance from the National Disaster Relief Fund (NDRF) in respect of Rajasthan to the tune of Rs 588.34 crore. .

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First Published: Tue, May 02 2017. 00:20 IST