The function of issuing compensation to co-operative members was held at Conference Hall, Ministry of Women Affairs, Jaffna on 13th of June 2018 with the chairmanship of P.Vaheesan, Commissioner of Cooperative Development.
The Northern Co-operative Minister Ananthi Sasitharan handed over cheques to the families of the deceased members who died during their work. In this event four family members from various co-operative societies received the compensation cheques.
Minister stated in her speech, even though this is a small amount to affected families. But it can be catered their welfare needs and this amount can’t be fulfilled their life lost. But their children should be looked after well by using this compensation. This plan was introduced by the former minister and action should be taken to increase this amount in future.
Personal Secretary to Minister R.Kirushnapillai and department staff also participated in this function.