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Mamata Banerjee meets PM Modi, asks for funds for MNREGA, other schemes

BY ANI, Aug 5, 2022 5:12 PM - REPORT AN ERROR

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee with Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo : ANI)

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi on Friday, has asked for funds for various central welfare schemes being implemented in her state.

In a letter to PM Modi, Banerjee said, "I request for urgent release of funds due to state for implementation of schemes including MGNREGA, PM Awas Yojna and PM Gramin Sadak Yojna. Dues from the central government on these schemes amount to about Rs 17,996 crore."

Chief Minister Banerjee, who is on a four-day visit to the national capital, met Prime Minister Modi at his residence on Friday. During the meeting, various issues were discussed including GST dues of the state. Banerjee, who arrived in Delhi on Thursday also met President Droupadi Murmu today.

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