Home Minister approves Rs 390 crore for Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland

Home Minister approves Rs 390 crore for Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland

NEW DELHI: The Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting of the High Level Committee (HLC) at New Delhi today to consider the additional Central Assistance to the States of Andhra Pradesh (affected by floods during 2017-18), Arunachal Pradesh (affected by floods/ landslides during 2017-18), Nagaland (affected by floods/ landslides during 2017-18) and Andhra Pradesh (affected by rabi drought during 2017-18).nnThe Union Minister for Agriculture, Radha Mohan Singh, Union Finance Minister, Piyush Goyal, Union Home Secretary, Rajiv Gauba and senior officers of the Ministries of Home Affairs, Finance and Agriculture and NITI Aayog were present in the meeting.nnThe HLC approved the additional assistance from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) of Rs 179.91 crore (Rs. 66.77 crore for floods + Rs. 113.14 crore for drought – rabi) for the state of Andhra Pradesh, Rs 144.26 crore for the state of Arunachal Pradesh and Rs 65.69 crore for the state of Nagaland.

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