Morbi wall collapses: Workers’ families get Rs 2 lakh compensation from PM Relief Fund, Rs 4 lakh from CM Fund

A wall of a salt factory in Morbi, Gujarat, collapsed, killing several workers. The Prime Minister and the Chief Minister have announced compensation.
Morbi wall collapses: Workers' families get Rs 2 lakh compensation from PM Relief Fund, Rs 4 lakh from CM Fund
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Morbi Wall collapse: Relief and rescue work is underway in Morbi, Gujarat and the dead and injured are being rescued with the help of JCB. According to reports, a large number of workers may still be trapped at the scene. The death toll could rise. Twelve workers were killed and several others were injured when the wall of a salt factory collapsed here. Top officials of the state government and administration have reached the spot and rescue operation is underway.

Meanwhile, expressing grief over the incident, PM Modi said that in this hour of grief, my condolences go out to the families of the victims. At the same time, PM Modi has also announced compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the families of the victims and Rs 50,000 for the injured from the PM Relief Fund.

Simultaneously, Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupinder Patel has also announced compensation for the families of the workers killed in the incident. The Gujarat government will provide Rs 4 lakh as compensation to the families of the workers who died in Morbi’s Halwad GIDC. The Chief Minister has directed the District Magistrate of Morbi to personally supervise the rescue and relief operations.


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