Kulgam : To provide relief to the kin of 14 Covid-19 victims of the district, the District Administration Kulgam Saturday sanctioned relief to the tune of Rs. 7 lakhs among them.
It was informed by the authorities that the relief will be disbursed in favour of the families of COVID-19 victims through a transparent verification process via Aadhar linked Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT).
The Disaster Management Department was asked to obtain utilization certificates for the same and conduct an audit of the concerned accounts.
The Deputy Commissioner Kulgam, Dr.Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat also informed that The Next of Kin (NoK) of all those, 86 persons who died of COVID -19 in Kulgam will get Rs 50,000 as an ex-gratia assistance and amount will be disbursed through Aadhaar linked Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) procedure.