Vizag Gas Leak: Andhra Pradesh govt announces Rs 1 Cr Ex-Gratia For Victims Families

Andhra Pradesh's Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy meets injured at King George Hospital and announced a compensation of Rs 1 crore for the families of the deceased. The government will also offer employment opportunities to individuals who are survivors of the gas leak and to the kin of those who died.

Vizag Gas Leak: Andhra Pradesh govt announces Rs 1 Cr Ex-Gratia For Victims Families
Vizag Gas Leak: Andhra Pradesh govt announces Rs 1 Cr Ex-Gratia For Victims Families

As the Visakhapatnam gas leak death toll reached 11 with more than 1000 people admitted to hospitals in which 25 are in critical condition, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Reddy went to meet the injured at the King George Hospital.

While talking to media after visiting the victims at KGH Hospital in Visakhapatnam on Thursday, Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy announced a compensation of Rs 1 crore each to the families of those who died in this gas leakage.

Meanwhile, CM Jagan also announced a panel to investigate the styrene synthetic gas leak at LG Polymers India Pvt Ltd. He also said that the government will talk to LG Polymers management about employments for kinfolk of those who expired.

Talking to the reporters after conducting a review meeting, CM Jagan Mohan Reddy additionally declared some significant remuneration to the injured. They are as follows...

The individuals who are on ventilators will be given Rs 10 lakh, while patients who require stay in the hospital for more two-three days will be given Rs 1 lakh, the Chief Minister said.

Patients who have been released after primary treatment will likewise get Rs 25,000.

All 15,000 individuals living in the villages around the plant will be given Rs 10,000 every," Reddy said.

Along with 11 individuals many animals had also died after inhaling the gas, the government will give a remuneration of Rs 20,000 for every animal to their owner, he said.