COVID victims

Kin of Covid victims asked to apply for ex-gratia by May 28

Meanwhile, expressing displeasure over delayed payment of ex-gratia to the kin of Covid-19 victims by some of the districts, the State government has asked to expedite the verification process.

published on : 9th April 2022

Covid ex gratia payment drags on due to procedural delays, disputes

Time taken by village officers to verify BPL status of the deceased cited as reason

published on : 7th April 2022

Funeral of Covid victims still causes heartburns to kin

Though the situation is far better from the initial days of Covid, the lack of awareness of the latest guidelines among officials leads to arbitrary decisions.

published on : 5th March 2022

Kin of 420 COVID victims given Rs 50,000 ex-gratia each: Mizoram CM Zoramthanga

Compensation of Rs 20 lakh each has been released to the next of kin of three volunteers of village-level task force who have died due to COVID-19 while executing their duties.

published on : 25th February 2022

SC directs appointment of nodal officer for payment of ex-gratia to kin of COVID victims

It said that states should make all endeavours to pay the compensation to the victims within a maximum period of 10 days from the receipt of the claim.

published on : 4th February 2022

Nothing in Budget for farmers, women, Covid victims: Congress

In the last seven years, the BJP government has taken loans to the tune of Rs 93 lakh crore, towards which it pays Rs 9.40 lakh crore interest annually.

published on : 2nd February 2022

Bommai hands over site deeds to poor, cheques to kin of Covid victims

Admitting that the rules to allocate sites are complicated, Bommai said they would be simplified.

published on : 1st February 2022

Delhi government announces Rs 50,000 more ex-gratia for kin of COVID victims

The Supreme Court had ordered in October that no state shall deny this benefit on the ground that 'cause of death' listed in the death certificate is not COVID.

published on : 7th January 2022

State compensation for only 548 Covid victims so far in Kerala, pay rest in a week: SC  

The SC on Friday pulled up the Kerala, Rajasthan and Maharashtra governments over delays in compensating the families of those who died because of Covid.

published on : 18th December 2021

Kin of 36k Covid victims eligible to get Rs 50,000

Chief Minister MK Stalin on Wednesday commenced disbursal of the money by handing over cheques to families of 10 Covid-19 victims.

published on : 9th December 2021

Centre didn’t pay aid to kin of Covid victims: Siddaramaiah

Terming the BJP government in the state as the most corrupt, he said they took 40 per cent commission to allot tenders and used just 20 per cent of the funds for development.

published on : 8th December 2021

Covid beyond illness: Address mental health too

All communities have inherent resources that need to be mobilised. One successful model is the community mental health programme ‘Navjeevan’ from Mahasamund district.

published on : 17th November 2021

Covid victims’ kin in Karnataka seek aid similar to UP

The next of kin of Covid victims have submitted a memorandum to the government demanding ex-gratia.

published on : 29th October 2021

BPL families of Covid victims to get Rs 5k extra monthly in Kerala

Direct money transfer for three years; relief in addition to Rs 50,000 offered on SC’s directive

published on : 14th October 2021

Karnataka Covid volunteers raise funds to help affected families

Volunt eers in Karnataka, who have been in the forefront from the start of the pandemic, started an initiative to help families who lost their breadwinners during the second wave of the pandemic.

published on : 3rd October 2021
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