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Odisha and Tripura to Get Rs 1,292 Crore for Cyclone, Floods Relief

The decisions have been taken at a meeting of a high level committee, chaired Home Minister Rajnath Singh and attended Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

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Updated:December 18, 2018, 7:10 AM IST
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Odisha and Tripura to Get Rs 1,292 Crore for Cyclone, Floods Relief
Fishermen prepare to move their things from the beach during rain and strong winds caused by cyclonic storm named Titli. (Image: AP)
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New Delhi: The Centre has approved release of additional assistance of Rs 1,292 crore to Odisha and Tripura, which were hit by cyclone and floods respectively.

In a statement, the Home Ministry said on Monday the additional assistance of Rs 1,023.59 crore will be released to Odisha, which was affected by cyclone Titli early this year, and Rs 268.63 crore to Tripura, hit by floods and landslides during monsoon.

The decisions have been taken at a meeting of a high level committee, chaired Home Minister Rajnath Singh and attended Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba and senior officers of the ministries of home, finance and agriculture also attended it.

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