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Applications sought for ex-gratia assistance on COVID-19 death

As per the Supreme Court’s direction ex-gratia assistance at the rate of Rs. 50,000 per COVID-19 death being given to the deceased family member through application to the concerned District Disaster Management Authorities (DDMA).

But it has been found that few family members of such death cases have not yet claimed for the assistance.

Accordingly, as peri another recent direction of the Supreme Court applications alongwith necessary documents for this ex-gratia assistance has been sought from the revenue department, Government of Tripura. it has been directed that for the death occurred before March 20, 2022, the concerned family members could: claim the assistance by application upto May 22, 2022.

But for the death after March 20, 2022, applications for the ex-gratia assistance have to be submitted before 90 days from the date of death from COVID-19.

Moreover, as per the direction, processing of the claims for ex-gratia should be completed within 30 days of receipt of the claim.

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