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Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
14-January-2016 17:16 IST
Union Home Minister chairs High Level Committee meeting for Central assistance to drought affected Telangana

The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting of the High Level Committee (HLC) here today for Central Assistance to the draught affected Telangana.

The Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information and Broadcasting Shri Arun Jaitley, Minister for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Union Home Secretary Shri Rajiv Mehrishi and senior officers of the Ministries of Home, Finance and Agriculture attended the meeting.

The Committee examined the proposal based on the report of the Central Team which visited the drought affected state of Telangana. The HLC approved the assistance from the National Disaster Relief Fund (NDRF) in respect of Telangana to the tune of Rs.791 crore.