Revenue Dept disburses Rs 300 crore - ECAS Punjab

Revenue Dept disburses Rs 300 crore

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Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 10

To check the spread of Covid, the Revenue Department has disbursed Rs 300 crore to various government departments and the Deputy Commissioners. This was revealed by Revenue, Rehabilitation and Disaster Management Minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar.

Kangar said of the total money, Rs200 crore had been disbursed to various departments and Rs100 crore to the DCs. He said of the Rs100 crore, Rs98 crore had been spent on relocating migrant workers to their native lands, distributing dry ration and on quarantining people.

The minister said the Revenue Department was working as the nodal department to deal with Covid. Even before the announcement of lockdown was made by the Government of India, the Punjab Disaster Management Department had released Rs25 crore to the Health Department to fight against the Covid battle.



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