Govt announces Rs 5 Lakh each for NoKs of those killed in Kishtwar cloudburst

Srinagar, Jul 28 The government of J&K on Wednesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each for the next of kin of those who lost their lives in the tragic cloudburst in Kishtwar. The grievously injured would be given Rs.50,000 each and Rs.12,700 under SDRF shall also be disbursed, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha announced on official twitter handle.

“Relief under SDRF for loss of houses, utensils, clothing, house-hold goods, cattle, cattle shed, loss of agricultural land etc. shall also be provided by the Deputy Commissioner, Kishtwar.”

The J&K government will do everything possible to support and protect the affected families, he added.

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