High Level Committee meeting for Central Assistance to Karnataka

Rajnath Singh

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting of the High Level Committee (HLC) here for Central Assistance to the state of Karnataka in the wake of drought (Rabi) of 2016-17.The Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Shri Arun Jaitley and the Minister for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh attended the meeting.

The Committee examined the proposal based on the report of the Inter-Ministerial Central Team which visited the drought-affected state of Karnataka. The HLC approved the assistance from the National Disaster Relief Fund (NDRF) in respect of Karnataka to the tune of Rs 795.54 crore.

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