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October 23 ,2017
Uttarakhand to get extra fund for road construction

Uttarakhand will get additional fund of Rs. 361 crores for the reconstruction of damaged roads links in the city. According to a state government source, an inter - ministerial group has agreed to sanction Rs. 211 crores for the construction of roads. Besides, an additional fund of Rs. 150 crores has also been approved.

Chief secretary Subhash Kumar said that the funds would help in construction works in the disaster hit areas. He said that the formal approval would be given on Monday.

"Norms have been relaxed on distribution of compensation amounts in the disaster hit areas", Kumar said.