Uttarakhand catastrophe: NTPC to pay Rs 20 lakh as compensation to kin of staff killed at its Tapovan venture


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Uttarakhand catastrophe: NTPC to pay Rs 20 lakh as compensation to kin of staff killed at its Tapovan venture

State-run energy large NTPC on Monday mentioned it could pay a compensation of Rs 20 lakh every to the households of labourers who died within the latest flash flood at its Tapovan-Vishnugad hydel venture in Uttarakhand. Particulars of the process for cost of the quantity to the following of kin of labourers killed within the calamity is being labored out, NTPC’s spokesman RP Jayada advised reporters.

A workforce has been arrange on the plant to coordinate with the administration and collect all required details about each lacking employee, he mentioned.

He mentioned rescue work is underway on a battle footing at Tapovan-Vishnugad venture website by a number of companies to succeed in individuals believed to be trapped contained in the tunnel.

Actual-time data is being shared with the companies concerned within the train to expedite it, Jayada mentioned.

The spokesman mentioned 325 individuals together with engineers, officers, scientists and geologists of NTPC, THDC, CISF, UPNL and their subsidiaries are stationed on the venture website to hurry up the rescue work.

Three extra our bodies have been recovered on Monday from the flood-ravaged Tapovan tunnel, taking the toll within the glacial catastrophe in Uttarakhand to 53.

Officers mentioned over 150 individuals nonetheless stay lacking after the February 7 devastation, presumably triggered by an avalanche within the higher reaches of the Alaknanda river system. 

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