Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government will complete on Thursday giving away compensation of Rs 10,000 each to families affected by the flood disaster, Minister for Industries E.P. Jayarajan said on Wednesday. The Minister announced this after a meeting of the cabinet sub-committee formed to oversee the flood rehabilitation operation.
“By yesterday (Tuesday), 5.01 lakh families had been given Rs 10,000 each and the remaining 96.500 families will receive the money by tomorrow (Thursday). The distribution of kits containing essential items to the families have been completed,” he said. Heavy rains received in three segments from May 29 claimed 491 lives, with 14 persons still missing. (IANS)