Government to Release Compensation to Houses Damaged Due to Rain: Good Move

Government to Release Compensation to Houses Damaged Due to Rain: Good Move

Revenue Minister R. Ashok, who is also the Vice-Chairman of Karnataka State Disaster Management Authority, said that the government will issue an order for granting ₹5 lakh as compensation to those families whose houses are fully damaged in rains, floods and other natural calamities. The houses which suffer 50% damage will be given ₹3 lakh as compensation, he said. Speaking at a meeting to review the rain damage situation in Dakshina Kannada, the Minister said that owners of partially damaged houses will be given ₹50,000 and if rainwater floods houses its owners will be granted ₹10,000 as compensation. The Minister said that of ₹5 lakh, the district administrations should give ₹1 lakh compensation to fully damaged houses within three days of the damage. The ₹50,000 and ₹10,000 compensations should be given at a time and not in installments.

Minister in-charge of Dakshina Kannada V. Sunil Kumar, MLAs D. Vedavyas Kamath, Rajesh Naik U., Y. Bharat Shetty, Harish Poonja, U.T. Khader, and MLC Prathap Simha Nayak were present.

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