Altaf gives relief cheques to fire victim
Srinagar: The Minister for Forest and Environment Mian Altaf Ahmed today handed over relief cheques worth Rs 1.58 lakh to the family which lost a male member and 17 buffalos in a devastating fire incident at village Rathana Pind in border Tehsil R S Pura.
The fire broke out in the thatch roofed cattle house of the family early this morning in which a male member and 17 buffalos lost their lives. The member of the family who died in the tragic fire incident was identified as Roshan Din son of Shakur Din.
The Minister who visited the family soon after the incident handed over Rs one lakh government relief, besides Red Cross relief of Rs 10,000 and Rs 48,000 as first installment under IAY for construction of dwelling unit.
The affected family was also given blankets, utensils and ration to meet immediate needs.
The Minister expressed sympathies with the bereaved family and assured them of every help for rehabilitation.
Meanwhile, vice- chairman Gujjar Bakrwal Development Advisory Board, Ch Bashir Ahmed Naz also gave Rs 50,000 cheque as financial assistance from the Board to the fire victim family.
Lastupdate on : Fri, 6 Jan 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
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