Odisha, Bihar get special assistance from govt


New Delhi: NITI Aayog today said the government has provided Rs 367.93 crore to Odisha and Rs 200 crore to Bihar as special assistance.

“On recommendation of NITI Aayog, Rs 367.93 crore has been released today as special assistance to the State of Odisha,” the government’s think tank said in a tweet.

“On NITI Aayog’s recommendation, Rs 200 crore has been released to Bihar as Special Assistance under the Special Plan,” it said in another tweet.

The think tank also said that on NITI Aayog’s recommendation, Rs 200 crore was released to Tamil Nadu for completion of Common Effluent Treatment Plants in Tirupur.