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Chhattisgarh receives assistance worth Rs 696 crores from Centre

ANI  |  Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India] 

The Union on Tuesday sanctioned Rs 696 crores to eight Naxal affected districts of for three years under its Special Central Assistance Scheme.

has expressed his gratitude to Modi for initiating the scheme.

The Center has issued approval for the amount to all the seven tribal dominated districts -- Dantewada, Bijapur, Sukma, Narayanpur, Kondagaon, Bastar and Kanker.

Each of these districts will get an assistance of about Rs 29 crores per year from the current financial year 2017-18 to 2019-20.

Singh said that this move will increase the pace of development of these districts.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 06:40 IST