STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Train Mishap: PM Announces Relief

Published: 27th May 2014 11:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th May 2014 11:24 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

NEW DELHI: In his first decision after taking over, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced a relief of Rs two lakh each to the kin of those killed and Rs 50,000 for those seriously injured in yesterday's train accident in Uttar Pradesh.

He directed the Railway Ministry to ensure that relief operations were carried out smoothly and that all those injured in the Gorakhdham Express mishap were provided the best possible medical care.

The Prime Minster sanctioned an ex-gratia payment of Rs two lakh each to the next of kin the deceased from the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund and Rs 50,000 each for those seriously injured in the accident, a PMO statement said.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp