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Help all flood victims, asks Chief Minister

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that help will be provided to all the flood affected persons. Survey will be conducted of all the houses to ascertain damage to provide relief amount besides rehabilitation material. Chouhan visited the flood affected areas of Rewa today and met the affected persons to boost their morale. Chouhan reached Satna by rail on Saturday night. He reached Rewa after meeting affected people of Maihar. The Chief Minister said in case of death occurred due to the flood, a compensation of Rs 4 lakh will be provided to the family of the deceased.

Moreover, Rs 95,000 will be given for fully damaged house and 50 kg wheat will be given to the flood affected family. In case of loss of the bovine animal Rs 30,000, Rs 10,000 in case of loss of calf , Rs 3,000 in case of hog loss and a sum of Rs 60 per chicken will be provided to the concerning person. He further said an immediate relief sum of Rs 6,000 will be provided for the damaged shanty and shop.

Couhan asserted that people residing near river and nullahs will be rehabilitated at the safe place after their consent to enable them to get rid of difficulties due to flood in low lying areas. Chouhan visited the Nipaniya, Padamdhar Colony and various other flood affected areas of Rewa and reviewed the flood situation. He instructed the officials to make arrangement on a large scale to remove rubble and to make city clean.

Bleaching powder and other medicines should be sprinkled to restrict diseases. Besides removing of dead animals, Chouhan told the officials to ensure arrangement for clean potable water and food for the next two days for the flood affected people. He also instructed to provide bamboos, ballis and plastic sheets to the people whose houses have been damaged by the heavy rains and flood. Chouhan also visited the Tyonthar and Java and reviewed the relief and rehabilitation works.

He also visited the temporary relief camps put up for the affected people and apprised himself about the food and other arrangements. He said to the affected people that he has come to share their difficulties and pains. All possible help will be provided to them. He himself served breakfast to the flood affected people in the relief camp.

Chouhan also paid a visit to Nipaniya and Amraiyya Tola and went to the damaged house of Mohanlal Saket. He directed the officials to construct drainage system in these areas for easy water discharge. He also visited Vikram Bridge, Unnat Bridge and Jhiriya Bridge and assessed the disaster which caused submergence of a vast land under flood water. Minister for Industries Rajendra Shukla, Member of Parliament Janardan Mishra and Public Representatives were present during the visit.