Imphal: Bishnupur district administration Tuesday announced that an ex-gratia assistance of Rs 50,000 will be given to the next of kin of the deceased due to Covid-19 subject to cause of death being certified as Covid-19 death.
The ex-gratia assistance will be provided by the district from State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF). The District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA)/District Administration, Bishnupur would disburse the ex-gratia assistance to the next of kin of the deceased person, said statement issued by the Deputy Commissioner/Chairman (DDMA), Bishnupur, Manipur, Ranjan Yumnam.
The concerned families should submit their claims through an application form/claim form issued by the State Disaster Management Authority along with specified documents. These application forms can be had from the Office of the Deputy Commissioner/Chairman, District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Bishnupur on all working days from December 22.
All applications/claims for the ex-gratia assistance to the next of kin of the deceased person by COVID-19 should be submitted at the office of the concerned Sub-Divisional Magistrates and the Sub-Divisional Magistrates after duly verifying the documentswill shall submit a detailed report along with the documents to the Office of the District Magistrate for release of the Exgratia assistance.
The payment will be disbursed through Aadhar linked Direct Benefit Transfer procedure, it added.