On Friday, Home Ministry disclosed that the central government will release ₹4382 crores to the 6 states as a relief fund for the damages caused by calamities that occurred in these states this year.
The amount will be disbursed from the National Disaster Response Fund.
The decision was taken by Home Minister Amit Shah led high-level committee.
The states to receive the funds are- West Bengal, Odisha, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Sikkim.
For the damages caused by the cyclone ‘Amphan’, ₹2707.77 crores and ₹128.23 crores have been released for West Bengal and Odisha respectively.
For the damages caused by floods and landslides,₹577.84 crores, ₹611.61 crores and ₹87.84 crores have been released for Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Sikkim respectively.