DC, SA sanctioned ex-gratia relief to Mrs. M.Girija for the death of her husband and minor son due to drowning at Baruva Village, Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh while crossing river (salt water)

Port Blair, Mar 05: On 10th May 2023 an unfortunate incident occurred in which a person namely D. Chiranjeev and a minor boy namely Dunna Praney died due to drowning at Baruva Village, Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh while crossing river (salt water).
In order to assist the family in distress and to bring them out from shock and trauma of losing the means of livelihood, the Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman has sanctioned an ex-gratia amount of Rs 3,00,000/- (Rupees Three lakh only) to the family member Mrs. M. Girija on account of unfortunate death of her husband and son as financial relief to start her economic activities again. The amount has been sanctioned as per the scheme called the “A & N Islands Scheme for Providing Financial Assistance to Victims of Accidents (who are not covered under the prevailing NDRF/SDRF Norms approved by the GOI)”.

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