Assam: Centre approves Rs. 1201.36 Cr for Flood Mitigation
GUWAHATI: A total of 141 projects amounting to Rs. 2383.11 crore were approved and included under the Flood Management Programme (FMP) to the Assam government for mitigating floods.
It is to be mentioned that the Government of India had launched - Flood Management Programme (FMP) - during XI Plan for providing central assistance to the state government under which Rs.1201.36 crore have been released till now.
During XI Plan, 100 projects with an estimated cost of Rs.996.14 crore were approved while during XII Plan, 41 projects with an estimated cost of Rs.1386.97 crore were approved.
This was disclosed in a written reply to AIUDF MP Badruddin Ajmal, by Minister of State for Jal Shakti Rattan Lal Kataria in the Parliament.