Top official meets nomadic families rehabilitated at Khoulpur

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Calls for expediating compensation to affected

SAMBA: Deputy Commissioner Samba, Sushma Chauhan on Tuesday listened to the demands and issues of Nomadic Families recently shifted from AIIMS construction Site and rehabilitated at Khoulpur (Near Rakh-Barotian) Vijaypur.
“Deputy Commissioner took detailed review of housing plan, availability of electricity, water and other basic amenities at the present place of habitation. She also inspected pace of construction of the boundary wall taken up by CPWD (Executing agency) at the site and interacted with the rehabilitated families,” an official statement said.
She informed that among the development works at the rehabilitation colony, those to be taken up on priority basis are construction of school building, flood protection work and construction of approach road besides expediting release of solatium and structure compensation amount to the affected tribal families.
The District Administration in association with JK bank, gifted a scooty to a specially-abled member of one of the nomadic family Anwar Hussain.
Sushma informed that a special financial literacy camp will be organised for the tribal families for making them aware about various government schemes.
Dr Rajinder Samyal CMO, Vijay Kumar SDM Vijaypur, Raman Chalotra Tehsildar Vijaypur and Sanjay Gupta Cluster Head JK bank and other officials accompanied the DC.