Union Home Minister chairs High Level Committee meeting for Central assistance to states affected by natural disasters
The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting here today of the High Level Committee (HLC) for Central Assistance to States under the National Disaster Response Fund. Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley, Agriculture Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh and senior officers of the Ministries of Agriculture, Finance and Home participated in the discussions.
The Committee examined the proposals, based on the visits of the Central Team to the States affected by severe Natural Disasters during the last year. The HLC decided the assistance from NDRF in respect of Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Haryana.