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Centre approves additional assistance for UP, Maharashtra

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

on Wednesday approved an additional assistance from Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) of Rs 157.23 crore for the state of and Rs 60.76 crore for the state of

The decision was taken in a (HLC) meeting convened to consider the additional central assistance to the states of (affected by rabi drought during 2017-18) and (affected by pest attack and cyclone during 2017).

The Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, Agriculture and Radha Mohan Singh, Home Secretary, and other senior officers from the finance ministry, the ministry of home affairs, the ministry of agriculture and NITI Aayog were present during the meeting.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 23:35 IST