Sessional Papers Volume 28

Sessional Papers Volume 28

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...and Mellin's food, have been provided at private expense in the hospitals. The total number of persons receiving gratuitous relief was 13,790, showing an increase during the month of 3,071. The cost of this relief amounted to lis. 13,942. Private relief has also been largely given. 4. The health of the people on the works has been good. Many of those who returned from Malwa and other places have improved in appearance. A Motamid has been deputed to bring back another batch of emigrants who have sought refuge on the works at Rutlam, Jaora, and Neemuch, and the Darbar has, at my request, established a quarantine camp, with a Hospital Assistant in charge, at Marwar junction with the view of keeping the new comers under medical observation for ten days. 5. There was no emigration during the month; 36,421 emigrants have returned of their own accord from Malwa, Sindh, and Guzerat; 3,094 other persons were brought back by the Darbar Agents at a cost of Re. 945. 6. The small rainfall reported from the Sojat, Bali, Jessoli, and Desuri Districts has benefited the irrigated crops, and a 4-anna rabi is anticipated. 7. The wages on the work have been as follows: --A. P. A. P. Male 14; 0 to 2 0 Female............... 1 0 to 2 0 Children over 7 years......--0 9 under, .........--0 6 in lap, ..........--0 3 8. The price of the cheapest grain ranged from 12 seers to 7 seers per rupee. No distress from want of water is reported. The Jodhpur City supply has been successfully augmented by pumping up water from wells at Mundore, six miles distant, and conducting it in pipes to the Gulabsagar tank. 9. No deaths from starvation were recorded, but I regret to say that cholera has broken out in the Phalodi District, and 36 fatal cases more

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