High Level Committee, chaired by Union Home Minister, approves Central assistance to Tamil Nadu


New Delhi, Dec 31 A High Level Committee (HLC) chaired by the Home Minister Rajnath Singh, has approved the additional assistance from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) of Rs 1,146.12 crore to Tamil Nadu, which was affected by cyclone ‘Gaja’, a Home Ministry release said.

Besides the home Minister, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Union Minister for Agriculture, Radha Mohan Singh and Vice Chairman, Niti Ayog, Rajiv Kumar are the members of HLC.

Earlier, on December 3, the Central Government had released an assistance of Rs 353.70 crore from SDRF as an interim relief, in order to support the affected people of the State.

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