The calamity help can be granted to West Bengal, Odisha, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Sikkim from the National Disaster Response Fund
New Delhi: A high-level committee, headed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, has accepted the discharge of almost Rs4,382crore to 6 states as central help for the pure calamities they confronted this yr. The funds can be launched to West Bengal, Odisha, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Sikkim as help for the harm attributable to cyclone, floods, and landslides throughout the yr.
The high-level committee has accepted extra central help of Rs 4,381.88 crore to 6 states from the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF), an announcement by the Home Ministry stated. For cyclone ‘Amphan’, Rs 2,707.77 crore has been accepted for West Bengal and Rs 128.23 crore for Odisha. For cyclone ‘Nisarga’, Rs 268.59 crore has been accepted for Maharashtra.
For floods and landslides throughout the South-West monsoon, Rs 577.84 crore has been accepted for Karnataka, Rs 611.61 crore for Madhya Pradesh, and Rs 87.84 crore for Sikkim. In the aftermath of cyclone ‘Amphan’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had visited the affected states of West Bengal and Odisha on 22 May.
As introduced by the prime minister, monetary help of Rs 1,000 crore was launched for West Bengal and Rs 500 crore for Odisha, prematurely, on 23 May for rapid reduction actions within the two states. In addition, the prime minister had additionally introduced Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for the following of kin of the useless and Rs 50,000 for the injured, which was over and above the ex-gratia offered by the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) and the NDRF, the assertion stated.
In all of the six states, the central authorities had deputed Inter-Ministerial Central Teams (IMCTs) instantly after the calamities, with out ready for the receipt of a memorandum from the affected states. In addition, throughout the monetary yr 2020-21, until date, the central authorities has launchedRs15,524.43 crore to 28 states from the SDRF, the assertion added.
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