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Chief Secretary chairs SEC meeting of SDRF

Rs 5 Cr kept at disposal of DCs to meet immediate expenses on account of natural calamities

Rouf Pampori

Rouf Pampori

5 Dariya News

Srinagar , 16 Jul 2018

B V R Subrahmanyam Monday chaired a meeting of the State Executive Committee (SEC) of the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF).Financial Commissioner, H&UDD, Director General of Police, J&K, Principal Secretary, Home, Principal Secretary, Finance, Principal Secretary Health & Medical Education, Principal Secretary, PD&MD, ADGP SDRF & Home Guards,  Administrative Secretaries of the Departments of Power, PW (R&B), Revenue, PHE, I&FC, DMRR&R, RDD and other senior officers were present in the meeting.In a significant decision, the Committee approved enhancement of funds from Rs 50 Lakh to Rs 5 Crore, to be kept at the disposal of Deputy Commissioners for meeting out annual expenses, on account of notified natural calamities, as per SDRF guidelines.The Committee also discussed and approved notification of a few state specific disasters not included in the list of disasters.The norms for these would be identical to the existing SDRF norms.

 

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