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Centre releases Rs 326.41 cr to Nagaland for additional resources during the Corona crisis

Centre releases Rs 326.41 cr to Nagaland to provide additional resources during the Corona crisis

Kohima, September 11 (NEx): The Union Finance Minister, Smti Nirmala Sitharaman announced the release of Rs 6,195.08 crore to 14 states on Tuesday, September 10, 2020, to provide additional resources during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Nagaland state received Rs. 326.41 crore.

Taking to twitter, Smti Nirmala Sitharaman said, ‘The government on September 10, 2020 released Rs 6,195.08 crore to 14 states as the sixth equated monthly installment of the Post Devolution Revenue Deficit Grant as recommended by the 15th Finance Commission. This would provide them additional resources during the Corona crisis,’ – tweets Finance Minister.

Nagaland State received Rs. 326.41 crore as grant-in-aid to cover deficit on post-devolution revenue account in 2020 – 21 as recommended by the 15th Finance Commission on proportionate basis in the month of September 2020, said the Finance Ministry on Tuesday.

Nagaland so far received Rs.1958.46 crore as Post Devolution Revenue Deficit Grant for the year 2020 – 21 as recommended by the 15th Finance Commission in six equated monthly installments, including the September month’s installment.

Along with Nagaland, Kerala received Rs 1,276.91 crore, Himachal Pradesh Rs 952.58 crore, Punjab Rs 638.25 crore, Assam Rs 631.58 crore, Andhra Pradesh Rs 491.41 crore, Uttarakhand Rs 423 crore, West Bengal Rs 417.75 crore, Manipur Rs. 235.33 cr, Meghalaya Rs 40.91 Cr, Mizoram Rs 118.53 Cr, Tripura Rs 269.66 cr, Tamil Nadu Rs. 335.41 cr and Sikkim 37.33 crore, as Grant-in-aid to cover deficit on post-devolution revenue account in 2020-21, as per the order issued by Finance Minister.

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