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Centre’s aid sought for flood relief

DNMUM441185 | 8/14/2019 | Author : Sanjay Jog | WC :564

To avoid foul play, cash component of the compensation to be paid based on Aadhaar and ration cards
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Maharashtra government has sought financial assistance of Rs 6,813 crore from the Centre based on preliminary estimates to carry out relief and rehabilitation operations in the flood-ravaged Sangli, Satara, Kolhapur, Nashik districts, Konkan region and rest of Maharashtra.
The state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has given approval for the same and it was decided that till the Centre releases the funds, the government will spend from its natural calamity fund.
The Cabinet has also given a nod to establishment of a subcommittee headed by Fadnavis to tweak or amend existing norms to expedite the implementation of relief and rehabilitation. Of the Rs 6,805 crore, Rs 4,708 crore is being proposed for Sangli, K
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