Cabinet approves financial assistance of Rs 3,466 cr for safety of 198 dams

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New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday informed that the Cabinet has approved financial assistance of Rs 3,466 crore for safety and repair of dams in the country. In a briefing, Prasad said, “Under Prime Minister's chairmanship, Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved financial assistance of Rs 3,466 crore for safety and repair of dams in the country. That will be applied to the country’s 198 dams. Apart from the state and central governments, the World Bank also has a big component in it.”

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