Family of deceased to get Rs two lakh each
Rs 50,000 financial help to each injured and free treatment
Water resources minister Dr. Mishra leaves for Kanpur to help victims
Bhopal, November 21, 2016 (Ataullah Faizan): Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan has sent Water Resources and Public Relations Minister Dr. Narottam Mishra to Kanpur to help victims of Indore-Patna express train mishap. Mr. Chouhan has announced to give Rs two lakh each to family members of deceased and Rs 50,000 to each injured and provide free treatment. Mr. Chouhan called an emergency meeting of officers to review the cooperation in rescue and relief work. Chief Secretary Mr. B.P. Singh and Director General of Police Mr. Rishi Kumar Shukla were present there. Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan said that efforts are being made to extend help to those affected with the accident. The Chief Minister informed that teams of doctors from Chhatarpur, Sagar and Datia have left for the spot for helping victims of the accident. Rescue team has left from Chhatarpur. Team has been sent under leadership of Datia collector and superintendent of police with water resources minister Dr. Narottam Mishra. A state control room has been set up in Bhopal to provide necessary assistance and information in this regard. Control room number is 1079. One more control room has been set up in Chhatarpur district and its number is 07682-241500.
CM Mr. Chouhan said that the accident is very serious. Patience will have to be maintained. State government is trying to help victims. Injured passengers are getting treatment in the hospitals which will be free of cost. Arrangements are being made for transportation facility to bring home the deceased. Additional chief secretary home Mr. K.K. Singh, Director General home guard Mr. V.K. Singh, principal secretary to chief minister Mr. Ashok Varnwal and Mr. S.K. Mishra and additional director general of police intelligence Mr. Rajiv Tandon were present.