Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has launched an online service at Antyodaya SARAL Portal for providing ex-gratia assistance of Rs 50,000 per deceased, to next of kin of the deceased, who died due to Covid-19 in the State.
“Now, applicants can submit their claim application online alongwith two specified documents namely copy of death certificate and copy of report diagnosing the deceased as Covid-19 positive, in the State,” said an official spokesman.
He said that the service has been developed in integration with ‘Pariwar Pehchan Patra. All applications of the claims will be settled within 30 days of submission of required documents and assistance shall be disbursed through Aadhaar linked Direct Benefit Transfer procedures.
The scheme will be within purview of Haryana Right to Service Act, 2014. Deputy Commissioner cum Chairman District Disaster Management Authority of the district, in which the deceased was residing, will release the ex- gratia to the beneficiary after due verification, he said. Notably, 10053 people have died due to COVID-19 in Haryana till date.