State Disaster Response Fund

Centre opposes in SC pleas for ex-gratia compensation to families of Covid victims, says using resources rationally

It said the guidelines, meant for 2015 to 2020, recommended expenditure for providing financial relief against 12 specific identified disasters on the national level.

published on : 26th June 2021

Rs 8874 crore of disaster funds given to states in advance

The decision to release the funds was made based on the recommendations made by the Union ministry of home affairs (MHA).

published on : 2nd May 2021

Centre releases first instalment of Rs 8873.6 crore under State Disaster Response Fund to states

The ministry said that up to 50 per cent of the amount released i.e. Rs 4436.8 crore can be used by the states for COVID-19 containment measures.

published on : 1st May 2021

31 of 58 bodies recovered in Uttarakhand glacier burst identified

According to the Uttarakhand Police, the death toll in the glacier burst in Chamoli has gone up to 58 as a total of 11 bodies are recovered from the Tapovan tunnel, whereas 146 people are still missin

published on : 16th February 2021