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Centre approves Rs 3,113 crore assistance to five disaster-hit States during 2020

The Central government approved Rs 3,113.05 crore additional assistance to five states and Union Territories (UTs) which were affected by natural disasters during 2020.

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  14 Feb 2021 8:10 AM GMT

NEW DELHI: The Central government on Saturday approved Rs 3,113.05 crore additional assistance to five states and Union Territories (UTs) which were affected by natural disasters during 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on Saturday. The assistance is being provided to Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, and Puducherry, which were affected by floods, cyclones (Nivar and Burevi), and pest attack. Of the total assistance, Andhra Pradesh has been allocated Rs 280.78 crore while Bihar got Rs 1,255.27 crore. Both were allocated the money for the floods that hit the states during the Southwest Monsoon last year. (IANS)

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