Priority to disaster management, climate change: Union home minister Amit Shah
The meeting was attended by MoS Home Affairs Nityanand Rai and senior officials of NDMA and NDRF
Budgetary provisions for disaster management has increased by 122% in the last eight years under the Narendra Modi government, which showed the priority given to it, Union home minister Amit Shah said on Saturday.
He chaired a meeting of the Parliamentary Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Home Affairs on the issue of disaster management organised near the Statue of Unity in Kevadia in Narmada district.
Shah said the Union government has given priority to disaster management and climate change in the last eight years.
He also informed that the Central government is implementing the National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project in eight coastal states with a total outlay of Rs 4,903 crore.
The meeting was attended by MoS Home Affairs Nityanand Rai and senior officials of NDMA and NDRF.