Centre releases Rs 8,873.6 cr fund to states to fight COVID-19
The Finance Ministry has actually introduced some Rs 8,873.6 crore beforehand towards main share for the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) for FY22 to aid says inside their fight against COVID-19. The advance launch of 1st instalment of main share towards SDRF is released as a special dispensation regarding the guidelines of the house ministry.
Generally, initial instalment of SDRF is introduced into the thirty days of Summer according to the guidelines associated with the Finance Commission.
But in leisure of regular process, not merely has got the launch of SDRF already been advanced level, nevertheless quantity has also been circulated without awaiting the employment certificate associated with the quantity offered to the States within the last few monetary year.
To 50 % regarding the amount introduced in other words. Rs 4,436.8 crore can be utilized by the says for COVID-19 containment actions.
The funds from SDRF may be used by the States for assorted steps related to containment of COVID-19 including meeting the price of air generation and storage space flowers in hospitals, ventilators, home air cleaners, strengthening ambulance solutions, COVID-19 hospitals, Covid Care Centres, consumables, thermal scanners, individual protective equipment, testing laboratories, testing kits, containment zones, etc.
(With IANS inputs)
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Published at Sat, 01 might 2021 06:33:59 +0000