Modi government will give a pension equal to 90 per cent of the salary to the family of the person who has died in Corona.
In the event of the death of a family member due to the Corona epidemic, the Modi government will give a pension to the next of kin.
The dependent family members will be given this pension equal to 90 per cent of the average daily salary. The Prime Minister’s Office gave this information on Saturday.
The PMO said, “The dependents will be given pension if they know about the Covid-19 of the member earning income for the family.”
Apart from the pension for dependents, the government will also ensure increased insurance compensation for the families affected by Covid-19. Efforts are being made to reduce the financial constraints.
Thankful to PM @narendramodi Ji for announcing major measures for protection & empowerment of children who lost their parents to Covid through PM-CARES. This will ensure children are not deprived of any opportunity & will pave the way for a secure future. https://t.co/ZjchX9X9Sk pic.twitter.com/zVCCEZ0Gnq
— Smriti Z Irani (@smritiirani) May 29, 2021
Apart from this, the government has also announced a monthly stipend for children who have lost their parents due to corona after the age of 18 years.
Fund of one million rupees will be given from PM Cares Fund when such children are 23 years old. Besides, the government will also ensure free education for such children.
The PMO announced this saying, “Children losing their parents due to Covid-19 will be assisted with higher education loans.”
Interest will be received from PM Cares Fund. At the same time, children will be given free health insurance of five lakh rupees till the age of 18, whose premium will have to be paid from the PM Cares Fund.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that children represent the future of India. We will do everything to support them, protect them. It is our duty as a society to take care of our children and look forward to a bright future.
It is known that a large number of children have become orphans due to the coronavirus. In the second wave, which is much more deadly than before, both the parents of many children have lost their lives due to the epidemic.
In such a situation, the Supreme Court has also asked the state governments to take care of these children.
Modi government stands with children who lost their parents due to COVID.
From education to health insurance, the PM-CARES fund will provide for a relief of measures to assist and support them. pic.twitter.com/8lhaw4oGxP
— BJP (@BJP4India) May 29, 2021
Several state governments including Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh are also working in this direction. The Yogi Adityanath government of UP has announced an allowance of four thousand rupees per month to children who have been orphaned from Corona.
At the same time, the Bihar government has also come forward to help all those children who have been orphaned due to corona.
Family Pension under ESIC and EPFO- Employees’ Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme will provide a financial cushion to those families who have lost their earning member due to COVID-19. GOI stands in solidarity with these families. https://t.co/ppfmf5Q66y
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 29, 2021
The government will give one thousand rupees as assistance to all the orphaned children till the age of 18 years.
This amount will be given to children by the Social Welfare Department. To help the children, the Social Welfare Department has issued a directive to all the District Magistrates to take applications.