Each of the affected family received title deed of five cents of land to construct a house.
Collector H Dineshan said the compensation for the immediate kin of landslide victims would be distributed by the end this month. Government had issued notification on October 27 to provide compensation, he said.
Devikulam sub-collector S Premkrishnan said, “ The government has directed the KDHP company to complete the construction work of the houses in three months. The district administration will monitor the progress of the work.”
“The district administration will take steps to lay roads in Kuttiyarvalley to ensure good connectivity. KDHP officials have informed us that they would provide job and other assistance to victims,” the sub-collector added.
Idukki MP Dean Kuriakose, Devikulam MLA S Rajendran, collector H Dineshan and Devikulam sub collector S Premkrishnan, Devikulam teshsildar Giji M Kunnappally and KDHP managing director K Mathew Abraham attended the function.
The landslide at Pettimudy on August 6 had claimed lives of 66.