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Administration taking steps

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  4 May 2017 12:00 AM GMT

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, May 3: The Kamrup(M) District Administration is taking all measures for the rehabilitation of the families affected by the devastating fire at Ambari in the city last night.

Adequate arrangement for temporary accommodation of the fire victims were made in Assam Textile Institute and at the office of the Directorate of Handloom & Textile, Assam. The Kamrup (M) Deputy Commissioner sanctioned Rs 10,000 each for each the houses damaged as immediate relief. In this regard a total of Rs. 4.6 lakh have already been sanctioned for 46 affected families. After the damage assessment full payment to the affected families will be done. Sufficient food items, drinking water and medical assistance were made available by the district administration. It is taking necessary steps for the children, who have lost their study materials during the fire incident, by providing free books and study materials. In this regard, the affected families can contact ADCs badeep Pathak, Palash Pratim Borah and Guwahati Circle Officer LN Saharia. Free counseling to the children of the affected families will be provided by the district administration. If any NGOs and any other social organizations want to help or support the affected families then they can also contact Circle Officer Saharia.

The Deputy Commissioner ordered Circle Officer, Guwahati, for a detailed inquiry on that incident and to submit the report within 7 days.

When the incident took place SDRF provided immediate response, search and rescue operation and restricted the fire to extend further.

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