Sajad Lone grieved over Handwara fire incident

Assures Govt support to victim families

BK Web Desk Srinagar
December 29, 2016 BREAKING NEWS 353 Views
Sajad Lone grieved over Handwara fire incident

Minister for Social Welfare Jammu & Kashmir, ARI Trainings and Science and Technology Sajad Gani Lone has expressed grief over the fire incident at Wuddar Bala in Handwara during intervening night of 28 and 29 December, in which 19 residential houses and 15 cowsheds were gutted. Assuring all possible assistance from the government for their rehabilitation, the Minister said that Rs 1 lakh each would be provided to the affected families out of State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF). Besides, the Minister also directed the district administration, Kupwara to assess loss of property. Instructing the district administration to provide immediate compensation to the affected families, the Minister also directed for distribution of blankets and eatable items from the Red Cross Fund among the affected families. Besides, the concerned office was instructed to provide tin sheets and ration to the affected families so that they may not suffer during harsh winter days.

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