Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Relief fund handed to Mao market fire victims


Damaged Assessment Committee headed by ADC Kohima, Rhosietho Ngouri which was been formed to oversee the distribution of relief materials to fire victims and their rehabilitation on Wednesday handed an immediate relief to the fire victims and vendors of Mao market and NN Market that were completely razed down on February 27.
According to DIPR report, an immediate relief fund of Rs. 20 lakh by state chief minister, Neiphiu Rio and Rs. 30 lakh by the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) were handed over to the affected victims and vendors by the committee.

A total of 20 families and 55 persons were affected in the residential areas of Upper Chandmari, Porterlane, and Dzüvüru colony.
The relief funds were handed to the victims as per the number of members of the household. In commercial areas, a total of 92 shops/vendors at Mao Market and 61 at NN Market were affected and a relief fund was handed to the vendors/shop owners who were affected in the fire incident.

Meanwhile, it has been reported that properties worth Rs. 4 to 5 crore were completely destroyed in the inferno.
About 78 rooms in the NN market including three tenants’ rooms and 61shops houses were completely engulfed in the inferno. Proprietor, NN Market, Beizo informed that around Rs. 4-5 crore of the property were completely destroyed.


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