Rajnath Singh chairs High Level Committee meeting for Central assistance to Odisha and Tripura

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The High-Level Committee chaired by the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday approved the additional assistance from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) of Rs 1023.59 crore to Odisha and Rs. 268.63 crore to Tripura. The meeting was held to consider the additional Central Assistance to these two states, which were affected by cyclone Titli and floods and landslides during the recent months.

The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Union Minister for Agriculture Radha Mohan Singh, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba and senior officers of the Ministries of Home Affairs, Finance and Agriculture were present in the meeting.