Central Assistance to Manipur, Mizoram and Kerala

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The Union Home Minister chaired a meeting of the High Level Committee (HLC) for Central Assistance to the States of Manipur, Mizoram in the wake of flood, landslides and to Kerala in the wake of drought (rabi & kharif) of 2016-17.

The High Level Committee (HLC) approved the assistance of Rs. 130.65 crore from National Disaster Relief Fund (NDRF) in respect of state of Manipur.

The HLC also approved Rs 49.02 crore for the state of Mizoram, including Rs 42.77 crore from the NDRF and Rs 6.25 crore from National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP).

The Committee also approved Rs.125.47 crore in respect of Kerala, including Rs 112.05 crore from the NDRF and Rs 13.42 crore from NRDWP.

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