DC sanctions ex-gratia relief to family of croc victim

Port Blair
12 Jun 2017

An unfortunate incident was reported on June 11 wherein one person namely, Sujan Gain (35 yrs.), son of. Trinath Gain, resident of  V.K.Pur, under Little Andaman Tehsil, died due to crocodile attack situated at Dugong Creek Nallah village under Little Andaman Tehsil on June 10.
Considering the incident to be an unfortunate one, the Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman has sanctioned a total amount of  1,50,000 towards immediate relief/financial assistance to  Smti Gain and Kumar Ajay Gain, wife and son of  the deceased person. The financial assistance has been sanctioned under “A & N Islands Scheme for Providing Financial Assistance to Victims of Accidents (who are not covered under the prevailing NDRF/SDRF norms approved by the GOI).