Centre releases Rs 773 crore oil royalty to Assam

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The Centre has released 773 crore rupees for Assam as oil royalty. In a tweet, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that with this last tranche, the state has received the entire arrears of 6 thousand 306 crore rupees for the last three financial years.

Mr. Sarma thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union Finance Minister and the Petroleum Minister for releasing the pending amount. (AIR NEWS)