The Assam government has set up a group of ministers to look into the issue of inclusion of erosion as an eligible calamity for relief under National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) or State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF).
Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi conveyed to Union Minister of Agriculture & Food Processing Industries Sharad Pawar recently.
Gogoi wrote a letter to Pawar requesting him to include river bank erosion in the list of eligible natural calamities for assistance from NDRF/SDRF.
The GOM is being serviced by Ministry of Home Affairs.
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