Rajasthan floods: CM Raje announced ex-gratia of Rs 1 lakh for family of the deceased


Owing to the massive destruction on the back of unending foods in the areas of Sirohi and Jalore, Rajasthan CM Raje announced ex-Gratia of Rs 1 lakh for the next of kin of the deceased.

A sum of Rs 25000 has been announced for the seriously injured and a sum of Rs 10,000 for those who have been subjected to minor injuries.  The ex-gratia will be borne by the CM Relief Fund.

At a meeting chaired by CM Raje and attended by Chief Secretary Ashok Jain and departmental heads, it was decided to get damage to crops assessed by disaster relief department and subsequently file a report.

CM Raje also stressed the urgent need to boost flood-averting infrastructure to prevent further loss of life and property.

CM Raje addressed a meeting of senior officers who have been assigned the task of rescuing stranded people. At the meeting, CM Raje said, “Their tears and pain are mine and my priority is to provide them immediate relief to them and no negligence will be tolerated in this regard. I took information of each and every moment of rescue and relief work taken place so far.”

A total of 11000 people have been rescued from the affected areas. CM Raje conducted aerial surveys to better comprehend the situation. CM Raje decided to build a concrete solution to mitigate such instances in the future. The wall will check the flow of water and thereby save lives and damage to property.

Here are all the other major announcements made by CM Raje for relieving the stranded people at the affected areas:

  • Ration through cash transactions: Earlier, the ration was only available via transacting through PoS machines, whereas now ration will be made available through cash payments.
  • Not only this, she also assured an immediate dispatch of Girdavri report to the union government for seeking relief fund from the national disaster relief fund.
  • Immediate restoration of power, water and communication services is another major announcement made by CM Raje.
  • CM Raje also ensured consistent support and safety for the bovines at the wide-spread cow-shelters.