Pulgaon/Nagpur: Maharashtra government had disbursed a total of Rs 1 crore and three lakh to the families of victims of the major fire at the Army’s Central Ammunition Depot at Pulgaon in Wardha district, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said today.
“The state government stands firmly behind the victims of Pulgaon fire incident. We have disbursed Rs 5 lakh to the families of 18 people who lost their lives in the incident. Apart from that, we have given an aid of Rs 1 lakh each to 13 others who were injured,” Fadnavis said.
Fadnavis was talking to the families of the victims through video conferencing, after the district collector handed over the aid to them. “Not only the state, but the whole country stands with you in this time of crisis. No money can compensate the lives of your loved ones. But the state government will do everything necessary to help solve your problems,” he said, while directing the collector to ensure all the needs of the families are taken care of.