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Rs 1 lakh compensation to BPL families of Covid -19 victims: CM BSY

Rs 1 Lakh Compensation To Bpl Families Of Covid19 Victims Cm Bsy
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Bengaluru: Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa on Monday June 14 announced Rs 1 lakh compensation to BPL families of persons who were victims of Covid – 19

Speaking to media persons, CM said that to alleviate the sufferings of the families of Covid – 19 victim, we have decided to offer the compensation for BPL families. A family is eligible for compensation only on the death of an adult member of the family sue to Covid – 19.

CM informed that the compensation package will cost around Rs 250 – 300 crores to the State ex-chequer. We have a list of 25,000 families who are eligiblw for compensation, he added.

It is for the first time that such a compensation has been declared by any state government in the country.

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