Union Home Minister chairs High Level Committee meeting for Central Assistance to Maharashtra

The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh chairing a meeting of the High Level Committee for Central Assistance to drought affected Maharashtra, in New Delhi on September 28, 2016.  The Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh, the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju, the Union Home Secretary, Shri Rajiv Mehrishi and senior officers of the Ministries of Home, Finance and Agriculture are also seen.
The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh chairing a meeting of the High Level Committee for Central Assistance to drought affected Maharashtra, in New Delhi on September 28, 2016.
The Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh, the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju, the Union Home Secretary, Shri Rajiv Mehrishi and senior officers of the Ministries of Home, Finance and Agriculture are also seen.

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting of the High Level Committee (HLC) here today for Central Assistance to drought affected Maharashtra.

The Minister for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri Kiren Rijiju, Union Home Secretary Shri Rajiv Mehrishi and senior officers of the Ministries of Home, Finance and Agriculture attended the meeting.

The Committee examined the proposal based on the report of the Central Team which visited Maharashtra. The HLC approved the assistance of Rs 1,269 crore, of which Rs.589.47 crore is supplementary assistance for damage to kharif crop and Rs.679.54 crore for damage to rabi crop.

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