Mehbooba distributes relief among Buchwara fire victims


Srinagar, According to government spokesman, Mehbooba distributed relief and cash assistance among the victims of recent   fire in which more than twenty five houses were gutted, affecting more than seventy families living there.

The assistance according to spokesman includes Rs. 1.05 lakh cash assistance per structure, Rs 50,000 cash assistance per family, clothes, tents and other items of daily use and Rs 2000 per family for utensils and one month’s free ration.

Interacting with the victim families, assured them that whatever possible is required would be done for their proper rehabilitation.

She further said efforts would be made to rehabilitate them at their own places by changing the architectural design rather than relocating them elsewhere.

On the occasion, Mehbooba said the “government intends to do a lot for the development of Srinagar city in view of the historicity of and the load of civic and urban activities on the summer capital but due to the disturbances in Kashmir Valley not much could be done this season.”

Mehbooba further said late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed had put the development of Srinagar city in sharp focus.

She reminded the people that the last outdoor activity the former Chief Minister undertook was a detailed tour of the city. She said the late Mufti had a dream of making Srinagar one of the developed cities of the country which would be duly pursued.