The families of the workers who were killed received ex-gratia of Rs two lakh each while the injured were given Rs 25,000 each from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
Tailor Kanhaiya Lal was beheaded on last Tuesday afternoon by two cleaver-wielding men, who posted a grisly video of the crime online claiming responsibility for the murder.
The search for 25 people who remain missing in the Manipur landslide is hampered by rainfall in the area.
Railways will provide contractual employment to the next of kin of those killed in a landslide in Manipur's Noney district till permanent jobs are provided to them, Chief Minister Biren Singh has said.
The officials said the death toll in the landslide at a railway construction site in Manipur's Noney district rose to 42 on Sunday evening as eight more bodies were found from under the debris.
Thirty-four people are still missing after a massive landslide hit the Tupul yard railway construction camp on the night of June 29. Inclement weather is affecting the search operations.
The bodies were yet to be identified, even as 20 people, including three army personnel and 17 civilians, were accounted missing till Sunday, they said.
The overall death toll in the landslide at Tupul yard railway construction camp in the neighbouring state on Wednesday night has increased to 25, while 38 others are still missing.
Rainfall since early Saturday morning has hampered Manipur landslide search and rescue operations.