Himachal Pradesh on Friday asked the Centre to provide liberal financial support for development of water resources infrastructure in the state.
Union Heavy Industries Minister Praful Patel on Saturday ruled out central aid for the areas where halt to mining activity has hit the economy.
Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday pitched for a Central aid for the fast-paced development of Uttar Pradesh.
Alarmed by the foodgrain and water scarcity gripping the state at the height of summer, Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan Monday rushed to New Delhi.
Maha CM Prithviraj Chavan said that the govt would demand central aid for tackling the serious situation prevailing in the drought-hit districts.
21 of the state`s 30 districts experienced very high floods which affected above 25 lakh people in the second spell and 34.43 lakh in the first phase.
Centre on Friday announced Rs 600
crore aid for Maharashtra where unseasonal rains wreaked havoc.
Orissa CM Naveen Patnaik has asked the central govt for Rs.2,616.19 crore assistance to the state`s farmers who suffered huge crop losses due to drought and untimely rains this year.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh
Pokhriyal Nishank on Saturday demanded a central relief of Rs 5,000
crore for the damages caused due to heavy rains in the state.
In the wake of severe drought
situation in Jharkhand, Governor K Sankaranarayan on Sunday urged
the Centre to give Rs 391.93 crore to accelerate relief work
in the state.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon