Pay Rs. 50,000 as compensation to the Covid-19 victims in the country : Supreme Court

New Delhi – The Supreme Court has issued an order to pay a compensation of Rs. 50,000 to the family members of each Covid-19 victim. The Court said that the amount should be disbursed within 30 days of submission of the application.

Earlier the Central Government was ordered to pay Rs. 4 lakh to the Covid-19 victims as compensation. However, the Central Government had expressed disability to do so saying that that would exhaust the disaster relief funds.