Deputy Speaker Padma Devender Reddy and Minister for Irrigation T. Harish Rao on Sunday handed over the ex gratia amount of Rs. 7 lakh each to the families of 14 children, who were killed in the train-school bus accident at Masaipet in Medak district on July 24.
The cheques were handed over to the families concerned in Islampur, Gundreddipalli and Kishtapur villages. Of the ex gratia amount, Rs. 5 lakh each is given by the State government while the remaining Rs. 2 lakh by the Indian Railways.