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Government hikes ex-gratia payment to extremist and terrorist violence victims


May 28, 2014 - Hyderabad

The State Government has hiked the ex-gratia payment to the kin of victims of extremist and terrorist violence.

The revised ex gratia for MLAs, MPs and ZP chairpersons, the gratia has been increased from Rs.15 lakh to Rs.35 lakh in case of death; Rs.3 lakh to Rs.10 in case of permanent disability and from Rs.1 lakh to Rs.3 lakh for grievous injuries.

The compensation to be paid to MPP presidents, ZPTC members, chairpersons of DCC banks, District Cooperative Marketing Societies, municipal corporations and committees – Rs.25 lakh from the existing Rs.10 lakh to the existing Rs.3 lakh and Rs.1 lakh to Rs. 2 lakh.

For Sarpanches, MPTC members, chairpersons of PACS, ward members of urban local bodies Rs.25 lakh (existing Rs.7.5 lakh), Rs.10 lakh (Rs.3 lakh) and Rs.2 lakh (Rs.1 lakh).

For civilians, the compensation in case of death or permanent disability enhanced to Rs.10 lakh and Rs.2 lakh for injuries. Police constables and up to rank of Sub Inspector and equivalent ranks of civil servants, the ex-gratia for death has been increased to Rs.25 lakh from Rs.9 lakh. The government increased to Rs.10 lakh for permanent incapacitation from Rs.3.6 lakh and Rs.3 lakh from Rs.2.4 lakh for injuries. Inspectors and above rank and equivalent rank of civil servants would get compensation of Rs.30 lakh (from Rs.12 lakh) in case of death. For permanent disability, the compensation was increased to Rs.10 lakh from Rs.3.6 lakh and for injuries and Rs.3 lakh from Rs.2.4.

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