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Rs 390 cr as central calamity relief to Andhra, Arunachal, Nagaland

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New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI) The Centre today sanctioned nearly Rs 390 crore as additional assistance to Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland, affected by natural calamities during 2017-18.

The decision has been taken at a meeting of a high-level committee held here, an official statement stated.

The committee approved the additional assistance from National Disaster Response Fund of Rs 179.91 crore (Rs 66.77 crore for floods and Rs 113.14 crore for drought - rabi) for Andhra Pradesh, Rs 144.26 crore for Arunachal Pradesh and Rs 65.69 crore for Nagaland.

During 2017-18, Andhra Pradesh was affected by floods and drought, Arunachal Pradesh was hit by floods and landslides and Nagaland by floods and landslides, the statement said. PTI ACB ACB ABH ABH

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