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Centre released Rs 5,908 crore to 7 States

Current context: The Centre has released 5,908 crore rupees of Central assistance to seven states as disaster relief on 6th Jan 2020.
Centre released Rs 5,908 crore to 7 States
  • The decision was taken at a High-Level Committee meeting headed by Home Minister Amit Shah.
  • The financial assistance has been given to the states of Madhya Pradesh (Rs 1750 crore), Maharashtra (Rs 957 crore), Assam (Rs 617 crore), Himachal Pradesh (Rs 285 crore), Karnataka (Rs 1870 crore), Tripura (Rs 63 crore) and Uttar Pradesh (Rs 367 crore).
  • The amount is given by the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF).
  • The Central Government has so far released 8,068 crore rupees to 27 states in the current financial year, as Central share from State Disaster Response Fund.

Question: 

Q.1 Which state has received the highest fund from the recently released central assistance to seven states as disaster relief on 6th Jan 2020?
a. Karnataka
b. Madhya Pradesh
c. Bihar
d. Uttar Pradesh
Centre released Rs 5,908 crore to 7 States Centre released Rs 5,908 crore to 7 States Reviewed by Neha Verma on January 08, 2020 Rating: 5

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