Children, who lost both their parents to COVID, were provided a deposit of Rs 5 lakh and their entire education and boarding expenses will be borne by the State government.
The Commission has also conducted a social survey of all these women to help the government in the rehabilitation process.
SBI Life said there was a sharp increase in claims due to the impact of the second wave of Covid-19.
The list of journalists who have been sanctioned ex-gratia include-four from Bhubaneswar.
The highest number of such children was reported from Uttar Pradesh at 158 followed by Andhra Pradesh at 119, Maharashtra at 83 and Madhya Pradesh at 73.
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The Sena's chief spokesperson further said it needs to be found out whether the people whose relatives died due to lack of oxygen supply believe in the Centre's response in Parliament over the issue.
Later, Shivakumar took part in an interaction session with SCs at Sindagi. He prasied MLA M B Patil for offering affordable medical facilities to Covid patients at BLDE hospital.
Presenting the budget for 2021-22 in the assembly, Neog claimed this is a first-of-its-kind scheme by any government in the country.
A pioneering pathological study conducted on the bodies of Covid victims found that the virus affected all the major organs causing tiny, but multiple blood clots.
Under the 'Mukhyamantri COVID-19 Pariwar Aarthik Sahayata Yojana', Rs 50,000 ex-gratia will be given to every family that lost a member to COVID-19.
The Opposition had urged the state government to review the Covid death data of the state.
The apex court has rightly rejected the government’s rather specious argument that the Covid-19 pandemic cannot be termed a disaster under the Disaster Management Act, 2005.
Lt-Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday rolled out Special Assistance Scheme for Covid Mortalities under which scholarship and pensionary support will be provided.
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Congress general secretary and chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the government should also announce concrete steps to tackle the imminent third wave of COVID-19.
UDD minister Byrati Basavaraj said that CM BS Yediyurappa would participate in a programme shortly where 400-plus families of Covid victims would be identified and given cheques of Rs 1 lakh each.