Directs officials to expedite relief and rescue measures
Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today expressed grief over the death of the people due to heavy rainfall in the state and offered his condolence to the family members of the deceased.
In his message to the people he said that the state was going through tough time and in such a scenario there was a need to make collective and planned effort to tackle this epidemic caused due to heavy showers in the state.
The CM inquired about the condition in the state and also the work done for relief and rescue due to heavy rainfall from Chief Secretary Rajbala Verma. He said that in case of death a compensation of Rs 4 lakh should be awarded from the disaster management fund and in case of injured compensation from Rs 60,000 to Rs 2 lakh be given. He also asked the state officials concerned to increase the hospital expenditure from Rs 4,300 to Rs 12,700.
Das said a large number of animals have been also killed in the heavy showers and home of the people have been either partially or fully damaged. He ordered that compensation be paid from the state disaster relief fund to the victims without any delay.
The CM asked the Chief Secretary to make sure that officials of all the departments function 24×7 and that they should rise above their rank for the aid of the people hit with disaster management. He directed state officials to ensure that healthcare facilities in urban and rural area were fully functional and that the doctors are prepared to tackle any emergency.
He said that at places where the culverts and the bridges have been damaged they should be repaired without any delay. He also asked the engineers of the water resources department and officials to keep an eye on the water level in all the dams of the state.