Centre approves Rs. 251 crore for Assam Flood Relief
GUWAHATI: The central government has approved a sum of Rs. 25155.00 lakh (Two hundred fifty one crore and fifty five lakh) for relief and rehabilitation work in Assam.
According to reports, the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure (Finance Commission division) directed the Chief Controller of Accounts, Department of Expenditure for release of the aforementioned amount as grants-in-aid towards central share of SDRF for 2019-20 on the basis of the recommendation of the 14th finance commission for relief necessitated by natural calamities to Assam.
The department has also directed the Chief Controller of Accounts to advise the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Nagpur to credit the amount to the account of the state government.