Maharashtra Govt releases Rs 154 cr for aid to flood victims

The Maharashtra government said on Friday evening that it had released Rs 154 crore to district collectors for disbursal of aid to flood-affected people in western Maharashtra and elsehwere. Chief secretary Ajoy Mehta said if there was paucity of funds, district collectors have been authorized to do "negative debit" from the treasury to draw more funds. Flood-af more

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