Frame guidelines to compensate families of COVID-19 victims within six weeks: Supreme Court tells Centre
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The Supreme Court of India has directed the Centre to frame guidelines to pay ex-gratia compensation to the families of those who died due to COVID-19. A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Ashok Bhsuhan, in its judgement, also directed the National Disaster Management Authority to ascertain within six weeks ex-gratia amount that can be paid to the family members of those who died due to COVID-19.

Further details awaited.

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