Jharkhand Health and Disaster Management Minister Banna Gupta speaking to ANI (Photo/ANI)
Jharkhand Health and Disaster Management Minister Banna Gupta speaking to ANI (Photo/ANI)

Jharkhand govt announces Rs 50,000 ex gratia to kins of persons dead due to COVID-19

ANI | Updated: Dec 09, 2021 01:42 IST


Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], December 9 (ANI): Jharkhand Health and Disaster Management Minister Banna Gupta on Wednesday made an announcement of giving Rs 50,000 ex-gratia from the State Disaster Management Department Fund to the kin of persons who died of COVID-19 disease.

Speaking to ANI, Gupta said, "Jharkhand government will give Rs 50,000 ex-gratia from State Disaster Management Department Fund to the kin of persons who died of COVID-19 infection in the state."
Further, the minister informed that all Deputy Commissioners have also been directed to ensure the distribution of the ex gratia amount.
Meanwhile, a total of 5,141 people have succumbed to coronavirus infection in the state so far. (ANI)

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