Thursday, November 30, 2023

UCIL Mishap: Kin of deceased to get job, other benefits

Jamshedpur, May 29: The Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) management on Sunday consented to provide a job each and other benefits to the dependent of those who died in the mines mishap at Turmadih on Saturday.

An agreement in this regard was signed at Tata Main Hospital (TMH) in the presence of the Jamshedpur MP Bidhut Baran Mahato, local MLA, UCIL officers and others. Each of the three bereaved families will receive Rs 8.50 lakh as one-time compensation, while the UCIL management will bear the entire treatment expenses of the injured workers.
The family members of one of the deceased, Sonaram Kisku, who was a contract laborer, were provided with Rs 50,000 for carrying out his final rites.

It may be noted that three people died in the mishap that struck on Saturday, while nine other sustained varying degrees of injuries. AGM-cum-Security Head at UCIL, Surya Kant Singh (42) along with Milan Karmakar (35) and Sonaram Kisku (24) were killed in mines mishap on Saturday.

As Milan Karmakar’s son is a minor, his wife will be provided with a temporary job in a local school and when the son grows up, he will be employed by the company depending on�his qualification, the agreement stated. A certificate in this connection was presented to Karmakar�s son on Sunday. �

A group insurance, arrears, provident fund along with other benefits, which would help the families of each deceased worker get Rs 80 lakh each.

Potka MLA Menka Sardar, Zila Parishad chairperson Bullu Rani Singh, Rajkumar Singh, BJP leader Ramesh Hansda, Kanu Samant, SDO Suraj Kumar and others were present at TMH today. �

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