The Three Persons of a family, who died in Poosal Basti on Monday when a house collapsed due to overnight rain were granted an ex-gratia of Rs 1.50 lakh by the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation on Tuesday.
GHMC Mayor, Karthika Reddy who visited the spot made this announcement. The deceased family members are Vijayalaxmi, Rohit, and Rakshit.
Speaking on the occasion, the Mayor said , we have identified 800 such age-old dilapidated houses in the GHMC limits. Steps a re being taken to evacuate them to safer places. We will see to it that these tragic incidents will not recur in future, Karthika Reddy added.
As reported earlier a two storied building in Poosalbasti area of a Saidabad collapsed on Monday night by 10.30 p.m. On hearing the news City police Commissioner A K Khan and GHMC officials reached the spot and carried out the rescue operations.