Recovery and Reconstruction of Joshimath

  • Approved by the High-Level Committee, under the chairmanship of Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Mr Amit Shah.
  • Under the R&R Plan, Rs. 1079.96 crores of Central assistance will be provided from the Recovery and Reconstruction window of the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF)
  • The State Government will provide Rs. 126.41 crore from its State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) towards relief assistance and will provide Rs 451.80 crore from its State budget, including land acquisition cost for resettlement of Rs 91.82 crore.
  • Joshimath, in Uttarakhand, has been affected by landslide and ground subsidence.
  • The recovery plan would be implemented in three years.
  • Build Back Better (BBB) principles, sustainability initiatives would be applied.
  • Jyotirmath is a pilgrimage place and has one of the seats of Adi Shankara. 
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