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CM reviews disaster relief operations in Joshimath

By Our Staff Reporter
Joshimath, 8 Apr: Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami heard the problems of the disaster affected people in Joshimath today, while holding a review meeting at GMVN Guest House here, in respect of  the disaster relief and rescue operations in Joshimath. The CM reiterated that all possible help is being given to the disaster affected. The best that can be done is being done towards the rehabilitation of the disaster affected families in Joshimath. He said that the best ever compensation package has been fixed for the Joshimath disaster victims. He appealed to the disaster affected families to avail the compensation package at the earliest. Dhami said that prefabricated buildings have been prepared after land selection for the rehabilitation of affected families who do not have their own land. During this, the Chief Minister also did a onsite inspection of the construction works of prefabricated building in Auli Road.
Briefing the CM about the Joshimath disaster relief works, District Magistrate Himanshu Khurana said that in view of security, 167 families have been kept in relief camps. So far compensation amounting to Rs 10.46 crores has been distributed to the affected landowners. Along with distribution of relief material regularly, health check-up facilities are being regularly provided in the camps.
On this occasion, BJP State President Mahendra Bhatt, Karnaprayag MLA Anil Nautiyal, Tharali MLA Bhupal Ram Tamta, Joshimath Municipal Chairman Shailendra Panwar, Block Chief Harish Panwar, Superintendent of Police Pramendra Dobhal, CDO Dr Lalit Narayan Mishra and other district level officers were present.