Prime Minister's Office

PM condoles loss of lives due to a fire in Dhanbad, Jharkhand


Announces ex-gratia from PMNRF

Posted On: 31 JAN 2023 11:45PM by PIB Delhi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has expressed deep grief over the loss of lives due to a fire in Dhanbad, Jharkhand.

The Prime Minister has also announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakhs to the next kin of deceased and Rs. 50,000 to those injured in the accident from Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF).

The Prime Minister Office tweeted;

“Deeply anguished by the loss of lives due to a fire in Dhanbad. My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones. May the injured recover soon: PM @narendramodi”

“An ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh from PMNRF would be given to the next of kin of each deceased in the fire in Dhanbad. The injured would be given Rs. 50,000: PM @narendramodi”

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