CM directs for intensifying losses assessment process
Asks DCs to employ additional teams
29 revenue teams functioning in Srinagar
SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Thursday directed the administration to intensify the assessment of losses to the property and ensure interim relief to the affected families putting the process on accelerated pace. He asked the Deputy Commissioners to employ additional revenue teams to fast track the task.
Reviewing the relief and rehabilitation measures in the high level meeting here this morning, the Chief Minister enquired of the status of interim relief being paid to the owners of houses which have been collapsed in the devastating floods. He received brief from various administrative secretaries on the supply position of ration, drinking water, healthcare, power and other basic amenities.
The Chief Minister informed that 29 revenue teams have been deployed for assessment operation in Srinagar District and so far over 8000 cases of fully damaged houses have been processed and sanctioned for interim relief. It was stated that out of the total sanctioned cases as many as 7000 house owners of the district have been paid interim relief. It was informed that during the last day about 900 cases have been sanctioned for interim relief.
Omar Abdullah directed for finding ways and means to provide relief to non-gars (small village workers who have no agriculture or other land but are rendering smaller services to farmers for earning livelihood).
DGP presents 5.39 crore cheque to CM for flood affected
SRINAGAR: Director General of Police, K. Rajndra this morning presented a cheque of Rs. 5.3991 crore to Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah here for flood affected people.
The Additional Director General Police Headquarters and other senior Police Officer were present on the occasion.