guidelines will be approved by the Supreme Court
Supreme Court on Covid death compensation case: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued an order on the compensation to be given on the deaths due to corona in the country.
- Compensation will be given on death from Corona
- Supreme Court has issued order
- 50 thousand will be given ex-gratia amount
New Delhi: The Supreme Court has given an order to pay compensation in the case of death due to Corona in the country. Now a compensation of 50 thousand will be given to the families of those who died of Covid. This financial assistance will be in addition to the help already being given by the Center and the states under various schemes. According to the Ex Gratia Guidelines issued today, the Ministry of Health and NDMA will issue guidelines for the states.
- guidelines for covid death compensation
The amount of compensation will be given through the State Disaster Relief Fund. This amount will have to be given to the family members within thirty days of filing the application for compensation. It will be necessary to publish the information of each beneficiary in the print media. The Supreme Court said that only due to non-recording of the cause of death of someone in the death certificate, Covid cannot be denied compensation. The District Authority will take necessary steps to record the cause of death in such a case.
- Amount will be received within 30 days
This ex-gratia will be disbursed within 30 days of submission of application and the cause of death is certified as COVID-19. The Supreme Court said that if someone dies within thirty days of the confirmation of Covid in the RTPCR test, then such people will be entitled to compensation. Compensation will be given in both the cases of death, whether at home or in hospital.