Rs 53.9 cr distributed to Karnah quake victims
Sriangar, Apr 24: Jammu and Kashmir government has distributed over Rs 53.9 crore among 1952 victims of October 8 earthquake in the Karnah sub-division, District Development Commissioner Kupwara A M Khanday said.
He said 271 persons lost their lives and thousands renderded homeless after the tragedy.
While explaining the sector wise details he said 6161 fully damaged houses were provided Rs 24.40 crores, besides 15.45 crore for 385 partially damaged houses.
As many as 7877 temporary sheds were provided Rs 23.63 crores including 2.54 crores as bonus to those victims who completed their sheds before December 10, 2005.
He said in 271 death cases and 3 serious injured persons were provided Rs 1.36 crores.