Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Sunday announced financial relief of Rs 13 lakh to the family of the fireman who died while dousing fire at a bakery. He also offered a job to one of his family members.
Meeting those injured in the fire accident at the Government Kilpauk Medical Hospital, the Chief Minister announced that a family member of Egaraj, the dead fireman would be given a job by the government along with the monetary compensation.
While Rs 3 lakh will be given to the family from the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund, another Rs 10 lakh will be given as relief to the family, Mr Palaniswami said. He also announced a relief of Rs 50,000 to those grievously injured in the fire accident and Rs 25,000 for those injured in the accident.
“The affected people will be treated under the Chief Minister's Comprehensive Insurance Health Scheme and monetary compensation will be given to all the injured people,” Mr Palaniswami said. Health Minister C Vijayabhaskar also visited the victims and consoled them.