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Govt. earmarked INR 200 crore under Aatmanirbhar Bharat for NE states

By Livine Khrozhoh Updated: Mar 18, 2021 10:52 pm

Our Reporter
Dimapur, March 18 (EMN):
Government of India has earmarked INR 200 crore each for eight north-eastern states under Aatmanirbhar Bharat package. The package was announced on October 12, 2020, as a special interest-free 50-year loan to states under capital expenditure boost for the states.

This was stated in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today by the Union Minister of State (independent charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS, PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh, stated a PIB report.

He stated that the government of India has announced Aatmanirbhar Bharat Packages (ANB) 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0 on May 13 and 17, October 12, and November 12, 2020, respectively.

The Aatmanirbhar Bharat Packages consisted of various long-term schemes, programmes, policies announced with the objective of fighting Covid-19 and to make the country self–reliant. Packages and schemes under Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan are applicable to the entire country including north eastern region (NER), the report stated.

By Livine Khrozhoh Updated: Mar 18, 2021 10:52:08 pm