DC Reasi releases Rs 8.47 Lakh under Employees Workmen Compensation Act


REASI : Deputy Commissioner Reasi, Babila Rakwal today released a financial assistance (relief) of Rs 847160 here under Employees Workmen Compensation Act in favour of the dependents of a deceased labourer Mohammad Iqbal son of Noor Hussain and resident of Village Matlot, Arnas who died on August 2, 2019 .

Out of the Total amount, Rs. 423580 was released in favour of the wife of the deceased Nageena Begum and the remaining amount was divided equally among his minor children in the form of Fixed Deposit till they attain age of eligible maturity.

Assistant District Development Commissioner Jyoti Salathia and Assistant Labour Commissioner, Renu Bala Saini were also present on the occasion.

Babila Rakwal asked the ALC to generate massive awareness among the construction workers about the schemes being implemented by the labour department in the district and motivate them to avail the benefits of the same.

On this occasion, Deputy Commissioner also directed the ALC to ensure that no eligible beneficiary was denied from availing the benefits of the welfare schemes underJK Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board.