Additional compensation for survivors of Acid Attack

Additional compensation for survivors of Acid Attack

Recently, the Government of India has decided to provide additional financial assistance of Rs. 1 lakh (over and above the amount provided under the Victim Compensation Scheme) as immediate temporary relief to survivors of acid attack. This additional financial assistance of Rs. 1 lakh will be provided under Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF). To avail this benefit, the District Magistrate/Deputy Commissioner of the concerned District will send a report to the Ministry of Home Affairs in the prescribed format with a copy to Prime Minister’s Office. On receipt of the report from MHA, the compensation will be paid (through bank account) within 05 working days.

 

For more details, please contact Nodal Officer, Shri. S. K. Bhalla, Director (CS-I), CS Division, Ministry of Home Affairs, 5th Floor, NDCC.II Building, Jai Singh Road, New Delhi, Tele No. 011-23438138, email: dircs1-mha@nic.in