Rs 24 lakh given to Chinkipora families
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Srinagar: The Government on Friday distributed Rs one lakh each to the 24 families whose houses were completely damaged during an encounter between militants and forces at Chinkipora-Sopur last month.
The Minister of State for Revenue and Rehabilitation, Nasir Aslam Wani distributed the money for reconstruction, an official said.
Referring to various projects for the beautification of Sopur, Wani said Rs 25 crore had been sanctioned to bring it on a par with other developed towns.
He said Rs 60 lakh would be given to 50 BPL families for construction of their dwelling units under various housing schemes.
Lastupdate on : Fri, 12 Mar 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 12 Mar 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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