Compensation for COVID-19 victims: Is there a uniform policy for issuing death certificates? Supreme Court seeks reply from Centre

The petitioner sought ex gratia monetary compensation of Rs 4 lakh to family members of deceased COVID-19 patients, as provided under Section 12 of The Disaster Management Act, 2005.
Justice Ashok Bhushan, Justice MR Shah
Justice Ashok Bhushan, Justice MR Shah

The Supreme Court today sought to know whether the Central government has a uniform policy on issuing death certificates to families of deceased COVID-19 patients for the purpose of availing compensation.

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