Uttarakhand receives Rs 250 crore from Centre for relief works

Uttarakhand government has received Rs 250 crore so far from the Centre for relief works in the wake of the June calamity.

Dehradun: Uttarakhand government has received Rs 250 crore so far from the Centre for relief works in the wake of the June calamity.
"We have received a package of Rs 250 crore from the Centre so far for relief and rehabilitation efforts in the state, Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar told reporters here on Monday.

In a proposal submitted to the Cabinet sub-committee on Uttarakhand chaired by the Prime Minister, the state government has demanded Rs 5000 crore for reconstruction and Rs 8000 crore for rehabilitation, he said.

He expressed hope that the amounts demanded from the Centre will soon be sanctioned.

PTI

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