The Centre has released an amount of Rs 51.53 crores to Assam that got hit by floods and landslides earlier this year.
The amount released to Assam is part of the total amount of Rs 3063.21 crore, which has been released to six states that got hit by floods and landslides.
The amount has been released from the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF).
A high-level committee, headed by union home minister Amit Shah, approved the additional central assistance of Rs 3,063.21 crore to the six states.
The funds include Rs 1133.35 crore to Gujarat, which was affected by cyclone ‘Tauktae’, and Rs 586.59 crore to West Bengal, which was affected by cyclone ‘Yaas’.
Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand received Rs 504.06 crore, Rs 600.50 crore and Rs 187.18 crore respectively.