Ex-gratia grant of Rs 30 lakh on Covid-19 Death during election duty in Rajsthan
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, 16 October 2020:
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot amended Rule 75 (2) of the Rajasthan Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1996 by accepting an ex-gratia grant of Rs 30 lakhs (ex gratia grant) on death of Kovid-19 during election duty. The related proposal is approved.
After this provision is implemented in the state, this amount will be given to the family on the death of employees from Kovid-19 while on duty in future elections as well as general elections of Panchayati Raj Institutions.
It may be mentioned that the State Election Commission has implemented the provision of an ex-gratia grant of Rs. 30 lakhs in the event of death of employees from Kovid-19 during duty in general elections of Panchayati Raj Institutions (Panch and Sarpanch). The proposal was sent in connection.