2292 flood hit families receive Rs 57 mln in Chiniot

FAISALABAD: As many as 2292 flood hit families received compensation amounting to a total of Rs 57.3 million in district Chiniot.

Official sources said here Thursday the district government Chiniot had set up 7 centres for distribution compensation amount among flood hit families in the district.

According to sources, 333 families received Rs 8.3 million in tehsil Lalian, 267 families received Rs 6.6 million in Langar Makhdoom centre, 340 families received Rs 8.5 million in Chenab Nagar, 345 families received Rs 8.6 million in Harsa Sheikh centre.

An amount of Rs 6.6 million was distributed among 267 families in Qazian centre, Rs 7.5 million was given to 303 families in Bohawana centre and Rs 12 million were distributed among 437 families in Jamia Abad centre.

According to the announcement by Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif,each flood hit family is being given Rs 25,000 as first installment,sources said.

Source: APP