Guwahati Today

DCs asked to pay ex gratia

GUWAHATI, March 31: After the cyclonic storm that lashed the State recently, all deputy commissioners and sub-divisiol officers have been asked to initiate immediate steps for making assessment and sanction rehabilitation grant to the affected families as per SDRF norms within seven days and submit sanction orders to the Revenue and Disaster Magement Department for releasing funds, a press release said.  The DC have also been directed to provide shelter and GR materials to the affected families, besides making immediate payment of ex gratia grant to the next of kin of deceased from the GR Fund.