Scheme for Expansion and Modernization of Fire Services in the States

Context: The Ministry of Home Affairs launched the Scheme for ‘expansion and modernization of Fire Services in the states’. About ‘Scheme for Expansion and Modernization of Fire Services in the States’:
  • Aim: To expand and modernise Fire Services in the States.
  • Funding:
    • Budget: Rs 5,000 crore.
    • The State Governments shall have to contribute 25 per cent (except for the North-Eastern and Himalayan (NEH) States which shall contribute 10 per cent) of the total cost of such projects from their budgetary resources.                     
News Source: PIB  

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