Centre Releases Rs 340 crore for Flood Relief in Assam

Centre has released 340 crore rupees for flood relief work in Assam. Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh announced this after holding a high-level meeting in Guwahati with the State Government to assess the current situation of flood and the relief measures undertaken so far.

101 crore rupees was released by the DoNER, while the remaining 239 crore rupees was given by the Home Ministry under the State Disaster Relief Fund.

Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)

Static/Current Takeaways Important for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2018-
  • Assam CM- Sarbanand Sonowal, Governor- Jagdish Mukhi.