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Arunachal govt hikes ex-gratia for armed and central paramilitary forces

Ex-gratia payment has also been enhanced for permanent residents of the state employed in the armed forces and central paramilitary forces anywhere in the country.

india Updated: Jun 09, 2017 00:22 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Itanagar
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Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu through a letter to Centre informed that the state government through two separate notifications has increased the ex-gratia payments.(HT File Photo)

Arunachal Pradesh government has enhanced the amount of ex-gratia payment for armed forces and central paramilitary forces performing duties in the state or deployed at the request of state government within the state.

Ex-gratia payment has also been enhanced for permanent residents of the state employed in the armed forces and central paramilitary forces anywhere in the country.

Chief minister Pema Khandu through a letter to Union defence and home Minister informed that the state government through two separate notifications has increased the ex-gratia payments, an official release said.

As per the notification, the rates of ex-gratia payment have been enhanced from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 50 lakh in case of death. In case of permanent disability, ex-gratia enhanced from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 10 lakh.

In case of grievous or serious injury, ex-gratia has been enhanced from Rs 25,000 to Rs 50,000, the release said.

First Published: Jun 09, 2017 00:22 IST