Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Allocation of Funds for Compensating Flood Losses,18/11/2019

Question raised in Rajya Allocation of Funds for Compensating Flood Losses,18/11/2019. Government of India launched Flood Management Programme (FMP) during XI Plan for providing central assistance to the State Governments for taking up works related to river management, flood control, anti-erosion, drainage development, flood proofing works, restoration of damaged flood management works and anti-sea erosion works which was continued during XII Plan. A total of 522 projects costing Rs.13238.36 crore were approved and included under FMP. Since start of XI Plan, total Central Assistance released to States under FMP up till March, 2019 is Rs.5863.95 crore.