[COVID-19] Give reasons for not increasing insurance coverage to non-healthcare frontline workers: Karnataka HC to state government

It was submitted that the State is suffering from a financial crunch owing to lack of revenue.
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Earlier this week, the Karnataka High Court directed the state government to submit reasons for not enhancing the accident coverage for non-healthcare frontline workers from the present ₹30 lakh to ₹50 lakh in case of their death during COVID-19 duty.

Non-healthcare frontline workers include Police, Fire Services, and Home Guard personnel, anganwadi workers, pourakarmikas and other sanitation workers, and sanitation-related vehicle drivers and loaders.

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