The High-Level Committee (HLC) under the Chairmanship of the Union Home Minister, Amit Shah has approved additional Central assistance under the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) to five States including Assam, which was affected by floods\/ landslides during South-West monsoon 2020 and hailstorm during Rabi 2019-20. While approving the additional Central Assistance, the Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that the Union Government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has resolved to help our sisters and brothers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh who braved these natural disasters. The HLC has approved additional Central assistance of Rs. 1,751.05 crore. For floods\/ landslides during South-West monsoon-2020, Rs. 437.15 crore to Assam, Rs. 75.86 crore to Arunachal Pradesh, Rs. 320.94 crore to Odisha, Rs. 245.96 crore to Telangana and Rs. 386.06 crore to Uttar Pradesh has been approved. For hailstorm during Rabi 2019-20, Rs. 285.08 crore to Uttar Pradesh has been approved.