Telangana government distributes cheques to kin of deceased construction workers

Updated:10 months, 2 weeks ago IST

Hyderabad, Jan 05 (ANI): Telangana Home Minister Naini Narasimha Reddy on Thursday distributed cheques to kin of workers who lost their lives or got injured while working on construction projects across the state. The Minister handed over the cheques as part of welfare activity at the state Secretariat. While speaking to the media, Narasimha Reddy said: “Telangana government is helping the construction labourers in all types, the accidentally dead or injured while working. We are helping the families of labourers who lost their lives or severely injured during construction works, today we are distributing cheques to 28 families. Total amount is Rs. 34 lakh. Earlier, Congress government used to give Rs. 2 lakh to the family of accidentally dead labourers while construction but now we have increased it to Rs. six lakh. For them who lost their legs or hands Rs. four lakh and if dead, then Rs. thirty thousand for final rites.”

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