Rs.1,000 crores allocated to seven LWE-affected states

New Delhi, Jan. 6 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh approved the state-wise allocation of Additional Central Assistance (ACA) of Rs.1,000 crores to 35 worst Left-Wing Extremism (LWE)-affected districts in seven states.

Out of these 35 districts, there are 16 affected districts in Jharkhand, eight in Chhattisgarh, six in Bihar, two in Odisha and one each in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

The MHA has allocated Rs.28.57 crores per district. Thus, Jharkhand is allocated Rs.457.12 crore, Chhattisgarh Rs.228.56 crore, Bihar Rs.171.42 crore, Odisha Rs.57.14 crore and Rs.28.57 crore each to the states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. (ANI)

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