The Department of Revenue and Disaster Management of the Government of Chhattisgarh grants financial assistance to the victims of various natural disasters through the District Collector. In Bastar district, financial assistance of Rs 40 lakh has been approved in 10 such cases.

Under the provisions of the Revenue Book Circular, Devaki of Tongkongra village of Development Block Bakwand under Bastar district, Mangli of Chhindgaon and Sunita Gavade of Bastanar due to snake bite, Tanwar’s Bhubaneswar drowning in water and Kakalur’s Somaruram died of lightning. On death, financial assistance of Rs. Four lakh has been sanctioned to the families of the victims of the dead. Similarly, Lakhu of village Sirisaguda, Sukhdei of Tikra Dhanora and Panduram of Aranywal in Tokapal development block died due to drowning in the water and the strike of village Chhaparbhanpuri died due to lightning and Bhurluram Kashyap died of village Mardoom of development block Lohandaguda. Financial assistance of four lakh rupees has been sanctioned to the families of the victims of drowning.