‘₹ 637 cr. released for drought relief’

Revenue Minister R.V. Deshpande hearing grievances at a meeting in Dharwad on Tuesday.  

Having declared 156 taluks in the State as drought-affected during the rabi season, the State government has released ₹ 637 crore for tackling drought and implementing drought relief programmes in the drought-hit areas.

Speaking at a grievance redressal programme after hearing grievances from the general public here on Tuesday, Revenue Minister and district in-charge R.V. Deshpande said that all Deputy Commissioners of the 30 districts had been allocated ₹ 5 crore each for taking up works immediately.

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