CM Chouhan Inspects Flood Affected Villages of Panna District


Bhopal : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reached Amanganj and visited the flood affected villages of district Panna. Chouhan boost morale of the people affected by flood due to heavy rains in Amanganj, Gadhokhar, Kamtana, Bilha, Hinoti, Singhora besides people of other villages.

chouhan said that immediately after receiving the information of flood, he canceled all his pre scheduled programmes to reach Satna, Rewa and Panna. He added that he has come to Panna after reaching Itarsi by road and boarded train to review relief and rescue works in Satna and Rewa.

Chouhan further mentioned that the state government will provide all possible help to the affected people. He informed that instructions of immediate survey of the flood affected areas have been issued to the administrative officers. A reasonable compensation will be provided to the affected people after the transparent survey. Chouhan while crossing the nullah bare footed met the affected people.

Chief Minister Chouhan said in case of death occurred due to the flood, a compensation of Rs. 4 lakh will be provided to the family of the deceased. Moreover, a maximum of Rs. 95 thousand will be given for damaged house and a sum of Rs. 6 thousand will be provided for the damaged shanty and shop besides submerged house. In case of loss of the big animal Rs. 30 thousand, Rs. 10 thousand in case of loss of calf and Rs. 3 thousand in case of loss of other animal and a sum of Rs. 60 per chicken will be provided as compensation. He said that 50 k.g. free food grains will be given to the flood affected family.

Chouhan held public meeting in Kamtana and Gadohkhar. While inspecting the bridge over Ken river in Pandvan, he said that technical inspection will be carried out for the bridge and if necessity arises the bridge will be repaired and broadened. He talked to the people riding tractor in village Kamtana.

MLA Mahendra Singh Bagdi informed that 77 villages are affected with the flood. A total of 1775 affected persons are camping in relief camps. Three persons, 16 animals have died and 1654 houses have been damaged by the flood.

Chouhan reached Amanganj in the afternoon and apprised himself about the flood situation from Minister for PHE Sushri Kusum Mehdele, Minister Incharge Smt. Lalita Yadav and various other Public Representatives.