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Kerala floods : Centre approves additional Rs 2,500 Cr relief

Kerala floods, Centre, Rs 2,500 cr relief

Kochi : The Central government has approved an additional Rs 2,500 Crore for relief and rehabilitation work, four months after the devastating floods.

The Centre had earlier sanctioned Rs 6,000 Crore for the same. The Kerala government had submitted a memorandum demanding Rs 4,8000 Cr with details about the loss of human life, properties and others damages.

The committee headed by Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba cleared Rs 3,100 Crore.

The decision will now be put up before the high level committee (HLC) headed by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who along with Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, will announce the final package, officials said.

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