Haryana govt approves Rs 15.30 cr for flood-affected areas

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has approved Rs 15.30 crore under a special package for the flood-affected areas in municipal councils and committees of Bhiwani, Kaithal and Sonipat districts.

Under the special package for the flood-affected areas, a total of Rs 40 crore had been earmarked during the current financial year, an official spokesman said here today.

He said that Rs 9.9 crore had been released for Bhiwani municipal council for the construction of roads and to streamline the drainage system there.

Similarly, Rs 5 crore was also released under the scheme for repairing the roads in Dadri town.