Families of victims of Khatlapura boat accident included in Awas Yojana
8th October 2019
Minister Shri Sharma and Former CM Shri Digvijay Singh attend Shradhanjali Sabha Bhopal, October 8, 2019 (Ataullah Faizan): The Minister for Public Relations Shri P.C. Sharma and former Chief Minister Shri Digvijay Singh attended a Shradhanjali Sabha held at Piplani today to pay homage to the victims of Khatlapura boat accident. Earlier, Shri Digvijay Singh and Shri Sharma expressed condolences to the families of the deceased by visiting their residence. Shri Sharma told that the families of the deceased have been included in the Awas Yojana. On the instructions of Chief Minister Shri Kamal Nath, immediate assistance of Rs. 4 lakh was paid to each family of the deceased persons. He said that the payment orders for the remaining amount of Rs 7 lakh were handed over to each family at the same time. According to the payment order, the assistance amount is being transferred to the bank accounts of the affected families at the earliest. During the Shradhanjali Sabha, the former Chief Minister Shri Digvijay Singh said that the death of children in an accident is very sad. He said that we are all with the families of the victims. Shri Singh said that immediate approval of assistance amount of Rs 11 lakh to each family of the victims is an identification of the sensitivity of the Chief Minister Shri Kamal Nath.