Issue Date: Mar 14, 2013
The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) of the Central government has approved Rs 1,207 crore as aid to Maharashtra for drought relief work. Out of this amount, Rs 807.84 crore has been approved for compensation for crop loss in the Rabi crop season of 2012-13, while Rs 400 crore has been allocated for saving dying orchards in the state.
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