Killer elephants` victims kin to get Rs 1.5 lakh compensation
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Last Updated: Tuesday, June 29, 2010, 13:13
  
Raipur: The Chattisgarh government has decided to provide a compensation of Rs 1.5 lakh to the kin of those killed by wild elephants in the state, official sources said Tuesday.

The state government for this purpose has accepted to sanction Rs 60 lakh for Jashpur, Korea and Sarguja areas in the state, they said.

The state government has increased the compensation amount from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 1.5 lakh for the families suffering from every case pertaining to mass loss taking place in the state due to wild elephants, they said.

The compensation will be handed over through district collector, sources said adding each village will be allocated a compensation of Rs 20 lakh instantly.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, June 29, 2010, 13:13


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