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The Maharashtra government has approved an increase in financial assistance given to families of martyred and disabled soldiers hailing from state who lay down their life in the line of duty. The approved four-time increase in compensation from Rs 25 lakh to Rs.1 crore for Kin of martyred soldiers will be implemented from January 1, ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
The Rajasthan government has recently increased the financial assistance given to school girls under the ‘Aapki Beti’ scheme and ex-gratia payment to the families of polling personnel who die during election duty. Under the Aapki Beti scheme, girls living under the Below Poverty Line (BPL) and whose mother or father or both have died get ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Recognizing the bravery and valour of Indian soldiers, the government has more than doubled the ex-gratia lump-sum compensation for the widows and families of martyred soldiers. The move has come at a time when many soldiers have lost their lives in cross-border firings across the LoC following the surgical strikes. Key facts The revision of ..
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