KI News

Snowfall: Rs 15 lakh sanctioned as immediate assistance to affected families in Srinagar

Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size Text Size Print This Page

Revenue and Rural Development officials deputed for assessment of losses the aim being to provide timely compensation: DC

SRINAGAR, JANUARY 06: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Wednesday sanctioned an immediate relief of Rs 12.60 lakh for damage to roof-tops and houses due to heavy snowfall and one death case as reported.

Tehsildars visited the spots of damage and extended assistance to the affected families soon after the incidents were reported.

While 76 houses which suffered damages to their roof-tops were provided an immediate assistance of Rs 5200 each, 3 other houses damaged in the snowfall were sanctioned an amount of Rs 3.05 lakh.

Sanction was also accorded for release of assistance of Rs 1.60 lakh in favour of the affected families. Further, Rs 4 lakh was sanctioned in the case of one death caused by collapse of a shed as reported. In addition to this, Rs 2 lakh assistance was provided to various other affected families.

Meanwhile, the district administration has deputed Revenue officers and Rural Development officials for further assessment of losses the aim being to ensure timely relief and compensation to all the affected families.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *