COVID-19: Govt announces to release 40 crore to DCs



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Srinagar: In wake of deadly coronavirus epidemic, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday announced to release Rs 40 Crore additionally to Deputy Commissioners across the Union Territory for preventive measures.

Government spokesman Rohit Kansal in a tweet informed that Rs 40 Crore will be released additionally to DCs,  adding that Rs one lakh to be released for Public Health Engineering (PHE) to augment water supply.

He further said that Rs 50 lakhs each to be released for Jammu and Srinagar corporations to support sanitation efforts.

“#COVID19 #JammuAndKashmir #Fightagainst Corona Rs 40 crores to be released additionally to DCs Rs 1crore for  PHE department to augment water supply Rs 50 lakhs each for Jammu and Srinagar corporations to support sanitation efforts. Treasuries to function,” Kansal tweeted. (KNO)

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