Thu. Sep 21st, 2023

Punjab Revenue, Rehabilitation and Disaster Management Minister Bram Shanker Jimpa immediately mentioned that Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann has launched an quantity to the tune of Rs 285.32 crore to all of the 23 districts of Punjab to compensate the flood harm until August 31. He mentioned that directions had already been issued to all of the Deputy Commissioners that the reduction compensation needs to be distributed to the deserving individuals in a clear and hassle-free method. Apart from this, there needs to be no advice or favour to influential individuals whereas disbursing compensations and it needs to be given solely to the real particular person on the idea of benefit.

Jimpa mentioned that Rs. 33.50 crore was launched as advance reduction as quickly as studies of flood threat had been acquired within the month of July. After this, reduction funds have been launched to the affected districts and a few departments on occasion. He mentioned that Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann launched an quantity of greater than Rs. 186 crore on August 21 for crop harm compensation. This is the primary time {that a} authorities is giving compensation of Rs. 6800 per acre for broken paddy sapling, he added. Besides this, compensation can also be being disbursed for lack of human lives, livestock and homes.

The Disaster Management Minister additional mentioned that the compensation was being offered to the affected individuals as per the Girdavari studies. Pertinently, a sum of Rs. 76.15 crore have been launched to Patiala districts whereas for Amritsar district Rs. 5.23 crore, Ferozepur Rs. 25.59 crore, Fazilka Rs. 10.27 crore, Fatehgarh Sahib Rs. 4.74 crore, Gurdaspur Rs. 8.34 crore, Hoshiarpur Rs. 4.50 crore, Jalandhar Rs. 11.08 crore and Rs.2.50 crore to Kapurthala district.

Similarly Rs. 10.83 crore to Rupnagar, Rs. 31.48 crore to Sangrur, Rs. 5.31 crore to Ludhiana, Rs. 5.49 crore to Moga, Rs. 15.92 crore to Mansa, Rs. 2 crore to Sri Muktsar Sahib, Rs. 7.48 crore to Mohali, Rs. 3.40 crores to Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar and Rs. 28.52 crore have been launched on Tarn Taran district. While 1 crore every has been given to Bathinda, Barnala, Malerkotla and Faridkot districts. Apart from this, an quantity of Rs. 20.50 crore has additionally been launched to well being, water provide & sanitation and faculty schooling departments.

Jimpa mentioned that the Punjab authorities has no dearth of funds to compensate the flood affected individuals as state catastrophe administration reduction funds had ample funds. He identified that solely stipulated compensation as per the Centre Government’s leisure in guidelines might be offered to the affected individuals. He mentioned that Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann has additionally written a letter to the central authorities concerning this however no optimistic response has been acquired but.

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