Kasaragod Collector finds discrepancies in aid disbursal, calls for re-examination of endosulfan victims
Social activists say collector using mistakes committed by officials to scuttle welfare measures and hurt 6,727 survivors.
Houses for endosulfan survivors lie vacant for 4 years but Collector orders eviction of beneficiary family
59 of the 81 houses built for endosulfan survivors lying vacant | No action on panchayat's beneficiary list | Those staying have no house number or ration card
Those eligible made to run around for years | People staying have no house numbers, ration cards
Kerala State Human Rights Commission member VK Beenakumari sent the notice to the collector seeking his reply on why the houses are not allotted to beneficiaries.
There are over 3,600 victims in Puttur, Belthangady, Sullia and other parts of the district who are entitled to various benefits from the government.
Now, he's looking to secure a government job to help his family, said the director of Seva Bharathi Vidya Chethana, who was among the team of women who helped him study
Last year, the Finance Minister had set aside only Rs 10 crore for endosulfan package.