At The Least 600 Killed In Floods, Centre Blames States For Now Not Utilising Comfort Finances

He also said that the ₹500 crore relief fund announced for Gujarat floods was part of State Disaster Relief Fund (SDRF) which was due to the state.
Clearing some members’ misgivings that the Centre was not releasing or delaying relief funds, he said “it is not the case.
On charges of delay in the release of central relief funds, the Minister said, “The provision is very clear and simple and it is streamlined.
Based on vulnerability profile of different regions, the NDRF teams have been presently stationed/deployed in 12 headquarters.
The Centre has deployed about 88 specialised NDRF teams in 26 states/UTs with 304 boats another necessary search and rescue equipments .

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