Centre approves Rs 4,382 crore as assistance for natural calamities to 6 states

The high-level committee has approved additional central assistance of Rs 4,381.88 crore to six states from the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF), a statement by the Home Ministry said. For cyclone ‘Amphan’, Rs 2,707.77 crore has been approved for West Bengal and Rs 128.23 crore for Odisha. For cyclone ‘Nisarga’, Rs 268.59 crore has been approved for Maharashtra.