The Rajasthan government has released an assistance amount of Rs 50,000 each to the kin of 80% of the COVID victims till January 18. In the state, 10,315 applications have been received from the kin of the COVID dead seeking compensation.
Compensation amount to the families of the COVID dead
Corona dead across the country (Covid-19 deaths in india) The issue of compensation to be given to the family members of the family has been covered from the states to the Supreme Court these days. Supreme Court continues to get assistance from the states to the families of the COVID dead (covid-19 death claims) But asking for affidavit. Meanwhile the Rajasthan government (rajasthan government) 50,000 each to the next of kin of 80% of the COVID victims till January 18. According to media reports, COVID has died in the state. (covid-19 deaths in rajasthan) As many as 10,315 applications have been received from the families of the families of the candidates for seeking compensation, out of which 8,633 applicants have been released aid money, while the remaining applications are under process.
Let us inform that according to the corona data of medical health till January 19, the number of deaths recorded from corona in the state was 9,031. At the same time, applications for maximum compensation have been received from Jaipur district.
There is no ambiguity in the compensation process: Government
Let us tell you that Rajasthan is one of the few states where applications have been received for compensation equal to the number of deaths recorded by the health department. For example, the number of deaths reported in Maharashtra was 1,41,000, while applications for compensation were received over 2,00,000.
According to the report, state government officials say that the process being followed for compensation in the state is highly scientific. Officials claim that there is no ambiguity in our compensation process. Om Prakash Bunkar, director of the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment, Rajasthan, says that applicants have to submit attested copies of all relevant documents, including COVID reports, death certificates, hospital records and Aadhaar numbers/cards, while applying for compensation.
At the same time, every application is thoroughly scrutinized by the authorities before releasing the amount of compensation. Officials said that earlier they were accepting applications manually at district headquarters but now they are using an online system for applications. So far, they have received 14,000 online applications, whose veracity is being verified by the investigating officers.
States did not give wide publicity to the online portal too – Court
Recently, the Supreme Court has expressed displeasure with the state governments for not giving timely compensation to the families of those who lost their lives due to COVID-19 infection. The court said that till wide publicity is not given, people will not be able to know about the online portal on which they can apply online. The court observed that some states have not given wide publicity by giving full details regarding the portal in newspapers especially in local language newspapers and advertisements in local channels.
At the same time, on October 4, 2021, the Supreme Court had said that no government will refuse compensation of Rs 50,000 to the kin of a person who died of COVID-19 on the ground that the cause of the virus is not mentioned in the death certificate. Is. The court had also said that the compensation amount within 30 days from the date of application along with the certificate of death due to corona virus and the cause ‘death due to COVID-19’ to the concerned District Disaster Management Authority or the district administration. should be issued.
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