More compensation will be given to the affected persons in Haryana

Oct 10, 2017 20:10 | Haryana
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Chandigarh October 10: Haryana Chief Minister today announced to significantly enhance not only the amount of compensation for damage of the houses and personal property but also to include more calamities like storm and hailstorm due to which such damage may occur in the rural areas of the State. 

          Mr Manohar Lal who was addressing a press conference here today said that while presently compensation is give only due to floods in case of damage to houses and only due to fire in case of damage to personal properties, henceforth it would be given in case of damages due to storm, hailstorm, flood and fire in both houses and personal properties in all villages of Haryana.


          He said that for the damage caused to commercial property (in case of natural calamities and riots) hundred per cent compensation would be given in case of damage to shop upto Rs one lakh whereas, 75 per cent compensation would be given for the damage to any institution between Rs one lakh to Rs two lakh and 60 per cent compensation for damage between Rs two lakh to Rs three lakh. He said that similarly, in case of industries, for the damage between Rs three lakh to Rs four lakh, a compensation of 40 per cent would be given whereas, in case of damage between four lakh to five lakh, 30 per cent compensation would be given. For the damage beyond Rs five lakh, compensation of ten per cent and maximum Rs one lakh would be given, he added. 
          The Chief Minister said that in case of Khokha or Kiosk, hundred  per cent compensation would be given for the damage upto Rs 0.30 lakh whereas, in case of damage between Rs 0.30 lakh to Rs 0.50 lakh, compensation of 75 per cent would be given. He said that similarly, compensation of 60 per cent would be given for the damage between Rs 0.50 per cent to Rs one lakh and compensation of 50 per cent in case of damage between Rs one lakh to Rs 1.5 lakh. In case the damage is beyond Rs 1.5 lakh, compensation of ten per cent upto maximum one lakh would be given. 
          He said that for Rehri Fadi, hundred per cent compensation would be given in case of damage upto Rs 0.30 lakh and 75 per cent compensation for damage between Rs 0.30 lakh to Rs 0.50 lakh. For damage beyond Rs 0.50 lakh, a compensation of 10 per cent upto maximum one lakh would be given, he added. 
           While referring to the compensation to be given in case of residential property (in case of riots), he said that for the damage upto Rs one lakh, hundred per cent compensation would be given whereas in case of damage between Rs one lakh to Rs two lakh, 50 per cent compensation would be given and 25 per cent compensation for damage between Rs two lakh to Rs three lakh. He said that in case of damage beyond Rs three lakh, a compensation of ten per cent upto maximum one lakh would be given.