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Monday, March 8, 2010

Finance panel recommends Rs 8,805 cr for Mizoram

 AIZAWL, March 7 – The 13th Finance Commission has recommended a package of Rs 8,805.30 crore as grants-in-aid for meeting earmarked and specific requirements during the next five years for Mizoram.

Officials in the State Finance department said here that the Commission's earmarked allocation included Rs 310.70 crore for local bodies, Rs 47.50 crore for disaster management and Rs 5 crore for elementary education.

Giving importance to environment, the Finance Commission recommended Rs 171.20 crore for forest management, Rs 89 crore for rennovation and maintenance of roads and bridges and Rs 13 crore for improvement in justice delivery. – PTI

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