Rs.1000 crores allocated to LWE affected states
The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh approved the State wise allocation of Additional Central Assistance (ACA) of Rs.1000 crores to 35 worst LWE affected districts in seven states.
Out of these 35 districts, there are 16 affected districts in Jharkhand, 8 in Chhattisgarh, 6 in Bihar, 2 in Odisha and one each in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
The Ministry of Home Affairs has allocated fund @ Rs.28.57 crores per district. Thus, Jharkhand is allocated Rs.457.12 crore, Chhattisgarh Rs.228.56 crore, Bihar Rs.171.42 crore, Odisha Rs.57.14 crore and Rs.28.57 crore each to the states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.