[BREAKING] Supreme Court orders NDMA to frame guidelines for paying ex gratia compensation to families of persons who succumbed to Covid-19

The top court held that that the mandate under Section 12 of the Disaster Management Act to lay down guidelines for minimum standards of relief including payment of ex gratia assistance, is not discretionary.
Ex gratia payment, covid death
Ex gratia payment, covid death

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to form guidelines for payment of ex gratia compensation to family members of persons who succumbed to Covid-19.

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