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Govt. will provide all assistance for rehabilitation of fire affected families : Jai Ram Thakur

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Rohru (Shimla) , 19 Apr 2018

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today visited Kashaini village in Rohru Sub Division of Shimla district to meet the affected families whose houses were gutted due to devastating fire on Tuesday night.He said Rs. 2.50 lakh would be provided to each family for construction of houses besides releasing adequate funds for construction of road to Kashaini village. The victims would be provided timber through TD and if required, efforts would be made by the Forest Corporation to provide more timber on subsidised rates. He directed the Irrigation and Public Health department to take effective steps at the earliest for augmentation of drinking water supply scheme to the village.The Chief Minister said district administration had provided Rs. 10,000 each to the victims as immediate relief besides making provision of community kitchen.The government would also make efforts to stop recovery of loans for a time period of one year from the victims, he added.He said the state government would provide financial assistance for the marriage of a girl of victim family whose marriage was scheduled for in next few days.Jai Ram Thakur said that government would identify suitable place for construction of houses at Kashaini, however if fire affected families were willing to reconstruct their houses at the same place, then government would make provision of road up to this village. He urged the social organisations to come forward for the help of these families.Local MLA Narender Bragta, Mayor, MC Shimla Kusum Sadrret, Chairman, State Cooperative Bank Khushi Ram Balnatah, OSD to the Chief Minister Shishu Dharma were also present on the occasion.


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