Senior BJP chief and former Union minister Vijay Goel Wednesday started a quick to demand well timed compensation for the households of frontline staff who died throughout the pandemic. Goel stated the households of Covid-19 warriors haven’t been capable of get assist from the Delhi authorities, which introduced in Might 2020 that it could disburse compensation, however is but to take motion.
This consists of medical doctors, nurses, paramedical employees, safety, sanitation employees, authorities officers and police personnel, Goel stated.
He additionally stated the federal government ought to instantly open a portal and launch a separate helpline quantity for kin to use for compensation.
“The Kejriwal authorities made many bulletins for these warriors, however no one is aware of what the coverage is. The federal government had selected Might 13, 2020 that households of Corona warriors who misplaced their lives to the illness whereas on responsibility could be given Rs 1 crore,” Goel stated.
He claimed the variety of households compensated thus far was far fewer than the quantity of people that had died. “Thus far, households of solely 15 folks have been compensated. What’s going to occur to the remainder of the folks, no one is aware of. Kejriwal is doing politics on compensation,“ Goel stated.
Goel additionally stated the Delhi authorities ought to make clear whether or not it can compensate workers working in non-public hospitals.
He stated the households of strange residents who died attributable to Covid additionally had the correct to say compensation from taxpayers’ cash.
The Delhi authorities has introduced that households of those that have died of Covid will get Rs 50,000 as compensation.
In accordance with sources within the Delhi authorities, provisions of the compensation scheme are anticipated to be cleared this week.