Dr Jitendra announces Rs 5 lakh for Kishtwar victims

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Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today announced an amount of Rs.5 lakh from his MPLADS funds as immediate assistance to the victims and families of the fire incident at Kishtwar.
Soon after receiving the news about the incident, Dr Jitendra Singh got in touch with the Kishtwar MLA and MoS Sunil Sharma, who gave him a detailed resume of the incident as well as the follow up relief work after paying an immediate visit to the affected town of Kishtwar. Sunil Sharma also informed that he had offered Rs.1 lakh for reconstructing the damaged structures.
Meanwhile, Dr Jitendra Singh expressed satisfaction that both the administration as well as the civil society leaders had immediately moved in to ensure that there was no untoward sequel to the incident or any communal strife. He said, the district administration at Kishtwar has conveyed that they were providing all possible help, financial and otherwise, to the families affected by the incident and that his constituency office at 13-A, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu was maintaining regular contact and coordination.
Since the situation has been reported to be normal, Dr Jitendra Singh said, he would plan a visit to Kishtwar after the conclusion of the ongoing session of Parliament. He assured that, in addition to the immediate grant of Rs.5 lakh announced by him, he would also be ready to provide more monetary help as and when required.

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