Published On: Tue, Feb 23rd, 2021

COVID-19 deaths: Ex-gratia provision for families of govt employees in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, Feb 23 (PTI) The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday said there is a provision of giving Rs 50 lakh ex-gratia to families of all government, corporations and other department employees who died due to COVID-19 while working for prevention and treatment of the virus.

File Photo: Relatives mourn the death of a government employee due to COVID-19. (Photo/Reuters)

Till October 26, 2020, families of 19 personnel who died due to the virus have been given the amount of Rs 50 lakh each.

In a written reply to a question by Samajwadi Party member Mohd Faheem Irfan in the state assembly, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said the ex-gratia provision of Rs 50 lakh is for all employees of government, semi-government, corporations, autonomous institutions, contractual workers, working for the prevention and treatment of COVID-19.

Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by The Sen Times staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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