DMs to distribute natural calamity within 24 hrs: UP
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has
directed all the District Magistrates to distribute the
ex-gratia to the kin of a person killed in a natural calamity
within 24 hours.
"The District Magistrates have been asked that in case
of any death in a natural calamity, financial assistance to
the family members of the victim should be provided within 24
hours," Relief Commissioner K K Sinha said here.
He said that Rs 30 crore have been allocated to all
the districts for relief works.
Atleast 70 people were killed in various districts of
the state in the last one month in incidents related to dust
storm and thunder storm.
"Majority of these deaths have taken place in
Allahabad, Aligarh, Gazipur and Jaunpur districts," he said.
He said that so far Rs 2.2 crore had been distributed
in cases of death due to lightning and duststorm.
Evaluation of property damaged in the rain and storm
was being done and financial assistance would be provided to
affected persons, he said.
The District Magistrates have been asked to make
necessary arrangements to tackle possible floods in the state.
"They have been asked to chalk out a flood relief plan
at the earliest," he said.
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