Rs 86 Crore released for rehabilitation and reconstruction in Srinagar

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The state machinery has distributed close to 85.74 Crore so far in efforts to ease the pain of flood victims in Srinagar. As part of relief measures this amount has been distributed among those people whose houses were partially or completely damaged in the September floods last year.

This official information was released by the recently appointed Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone in a meeting that he chaired on Saturday. As part of relief package the state administration has expended Rs 3800 on partially damaged houses, Rs 12,600 for severely damaged houses and Rs 75,000 for completely damaged houses.

Victims who are currently residing as tenants were being provided Rs 5000 per month for urban areas and Rs 2000 for those residing in rented accommodations in rural areas. The administration has so far expended 12.58 Crore as the offset sum to those victims whose derived income from rents.

The other senior officials who were part of this meeting were Srinagar Assistant Deputy Commissioner, SDM, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Assistant Commissioner Nazool along with revenue officers. The meeting was called to review the progress in rehabilitation measures for the flood affected in the district.

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The other senior officials who were part of this meeting were Srinagar Assistant Deputy Commissioner, SDM, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Assistant Commissioner Nazool along with revenue officers. The meeting was called to review the progress in rehabilitation measures for the flood affected in the district.