Thar Coal - Payment of Annual Compensation to Resettled Families Begins

Thar Coal: Payment of Annual Compensation to Resettled Families Begins

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Thar Coal - Payment of Annual Compensation to Resettled Families BeginsRs.100000 to every family, every year as life-long support is paid to 172 families

By GR Junejo

Islamkot: Distribution of annual compensation cheques among the resettled families in Thar Coal Block-2 started in village New Senhri Dars on Tuesday.

Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC), on behalf of Government of Sindh provides an annual compensation of Rs.100000 to every family, every year as life-long support in recognition of their contribution of sacrificing their ancestral abodes for the project. This is second year compensation payment to the community.

Thar Coal - Payment of Annual Compensation to Resettled Families Begins - Sindh CourierVillage Senhri Dars was resettled under mining project of Thar coal Block-2. The resettlement village was completed and the 172 Households community was resettled two years in advance in a graceful way. Each family received a separate house constructed over 1100 sq. yards. The village has been provided a school to accommodate more than 900 students, two RO plants, a park/playground, street lights, two community centers, a mosque, a temple, a dispensary, gauchar (grazing) land of 800 acres, market of 10 shops, electricity connection as well as solar system in every house, well-built metaled roads and streets at doorstep.

The resettlement process of village Senhri Dars in Thar Coal Block – II, district Tharparkar had taken place in early 2019.

The first group of families moved to New Senhri Dars Resettlement Village in January 2019. The new model village set a new benchmark of a successful model of resettlement in the country.

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