Reyaz Rashid

Baseer Khan distributes immediate relief among fire victims in Baramulla

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Baramulla: On the directions of Lieutenant Governor, Advisor to LG Baseer Ahmad Khan accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Bhupinder Kumar and other senior officers paid a visit to Noorbagh Baramulla where he met the fire victims whose residential houses were completely demaged in a massive fire incident that happened last night.

In a devastating fire incident that took place in the intervening night of 10th and 11th June, 12 residential houses belonging 29 families comprising of 160 souls, have been completely demaged in the said colony.

On the occasion, the Advisor took the first hand appraisal of the situation during which the fire victims appraised the advisor about their condition besides highlighting their issues and demands. The advisor gave a patient hearing and assured that every kind of possible support shall be provided for their immediate rehabilitation.

Meanwhile, the Advisor provided cheques worth Rs 50,000 to each affected family as an immediate relief apart from other relief material which was also disbursed. He also directed for disbursement of additional relief under SDRF. He also announced one month free ration among the victim families.

Furthermore, the Advisor directed the DC to undertake a holistic assessment so that they can be covered under PMAY housing scheme. He also directed to ensure that every type of possible assistance is provided to ameliorate their sufferings.

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