(1) The State Government shall, immediately after notifications issued for constituting the State Authority and the District Authorities, establish for the purposes of this Act the following funds, namely:-
(a) the fund to be called the State Disaster Response Fund;
(b) the fund to be called the District Disaster Response Fund;
(c) the fund to be called the State Disaster Mitigation Fund;
(d) the fund to be called the District Disaster Mitigation Fund.
(2) The State Government shall ensure that the funds established-
(i) under clause (a) of sub-section (1) is available to the State Executive Committee;
(ii) under sub-clause (c) of sub-section (1) is available to the State Authority;
(iii) under clauses (b) and (d) of sub-section (1) are available to the District Authority.
(1) Every Ministry or Department of the Government of India shall make provisions, in its annual budget, for funds for the purposes of carrying out the activities and programmes set out in its disaster management plan.
(2) The provisions of sub-section (1) shall, mutatis mutandis, apply to departments of the Government of the State.
Where by reason of any threatening disaster situation or disaster, the National Authority or the State Authority or the District Authority is satisfied that immediate procurement of provisions or materials or the immediate application of resources are necessary for rescue or relief,-
(a) it may authorise the concerned department or authority to make the emergency procurement and in such case, the standard procedure requiring inviting of tenders shall be deemed to be waived;
(b) a certificate about utilisation of provisions or materials by the controlling officer authorised by the National Authority, State Authority or District Authority, as the case may be, shall be deemed to be a valid document or voucher for the purpose of accounting of emergency, procurement of such provisions or materials.