Ministry of Home Affairs of the Republic of India

12/06/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/06/2018 04:04

Union Home Minister chairs High Level Committee meeting for Central assistance to Kerala, Nagaland and Andhra Pradesh

The Union Home Minister, Shri 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 Kerala, Nagaland, and Andhra Pradesh, which were affectedby floods, landslides and cyclone Titli respectively during the recent months.

The Union Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley, Union Minister for Agriculture, Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Union Home Secretary, Shri Rajiv Gauba and senior officers of the Ministries of Home Affairs, Finance and Agriculture were present in the meeting.

The HLC approved the additional assistance from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) of Rs 3048.39 crore to Kerala, Rs. 131.16 crore to Nagaland and Rs 539.52crore to Andhra Pradesh.

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