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Question raised in Lok Sabha on Allocation of Fund for Drought, 22/11/2016
Question raised in Lok Sabha on Allocation of Fund for Drought, 22/11/2016. The State Government is primarily responsible for taking necessary relief measures in the wake of natural calamities including drought. For undertaking relief measures,funds are available with the State Government in the form of State Disaster Response Fund
(SDRF). Additional financial assistance, over and above SDRF, is considered from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) for natural calamities of severe nature and is approved on the basis of Memorandum received from State Government, in accordance with established procedure. Details regarding assistance approved for drought from NDRF in the last three years is at Annexure-I.