AP seeks `1,401 cr for drought re­lief

DNA (Delhi) - - INDI -

Amar­a­vati: Andhra Pradesh gov­ern­ment on Fri­day ap­pealed to the Cen­tre to im­me­di­ately re­lease Rs 1,401.54 crore as fi­nan­cial as­sis­tance for drought mit­i­ga­tion mea­sures in the state. As many as 347 man­dals spread over nine dis­tricts have been de­clared drought-hit be­cause of 34.8 per cent deficit in rain­fall dur­ing Kharif sea­son, Chief Minister N Chan­drababu Naidu told a cen­tral team.

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