GAIL (India) Limited personally distributed compensation amount to all the affected families. In this difficult hour, we are making every effort to rehabilitate the affected and will spare no efforts to support and help the community get back on its feet. GAIL India has taken the initiative to build permanent houses for the affected families of the village. The compensation which included Rs. 20 lakhs to the next of kin of each of deceased person, Rs 5 lakh as Fixed Deposit to each permanently disabled person and Rs 50,000 to each of the injured totaling to Rs. 3.89 crore was handed over to the beneficiaries. In addition, the company will also adopt the Nagaram village and endeavor to make it a model village.
In its 30 years of operations as the country’s leading gas Transmission Company with a gas pipeline network of over 11,000 kms, GAIL had established an impeccable record of incident free operations, with respect to communities residing near its installations. The incident at Tatipaka-Kondapalli pipeline is the first time that GAIL (India) Ltd. has had to grapple with a tragedy of this magnitude. GAIL India is deeply concerned about the tragic loss and will always stand up for the society.