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National Disaster Response Fund

The erstwhile National Calamity Contingency Fund (NCCF) which was constituted as per the recommendations of the 11th Finance Commission has been merged into National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) in line with the recommendation of the 13th Finance Commission. The amount collected from National Calamity Contingent Duty (NCCD) is transferred to the NDRF. National Disaster Response ..

First Instalment of SDRF released

The Ministry of Finance recently released the first instalment of State Disaster Relief Fund. According to the Finance Ministry, the funds have been released early. The ministry released 50% of the amount, which is Rs 4,436.8 crores. According to the recommendation made by the Finance Commission, the funds were to be released by June 2021. ..

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NDRF Contribution Norms by Individuals and Institutions Announced by Govt.

The central government has published the guidelines for contributing to the National Disaster Response FUND (NDRF) for the first time since its creation 15 years ago. The rules have been clarified for both individuals and institutions alike who want to donate to this fund. Highlights Contributions to the NDRF can be made using any of ..

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Budget Allocation to fight Corona: Odisha, Tamil Nadu allocated funds

The US Government recently allocated 100 billion USD to fight Corona Virus. Following the US, UK had announced 400 billion USD to be allocated for Corona Virus. Ranked the fifth largest economy in the world with a GDP of 2.94 trillion USD, overtaking UK, India is yet to allocate funds for Corona Virus. However, the ..

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Centre enhances its contribution in State Disaster Response Fund from 75% to 90%

Union Government has enhanced its contribution in State Disaster Response fund (SDRF) from 75% to 90%. Now, Central government will contribute 90% and all States will contribute 10% to the SDRF. With this enhancement Central Government’s additional contribution in SDRF will be Rs. 1690.35 crore for the year 2018-19 and Rs. 1774.67 crore for the ..

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