EC guidelines on ex-gratia for kin of poll officials killed in line of duty

Mar 27, 2014 16:16 IST

Election Commission on 27 March 2014 revised the ex-gratia payment to the next of kin of officials, who dies while performing poll duty. The Commission in its direction to the state governments has asked them to pay minimum ex-gratia payment of 10 lakh rupees.

But it has also asked the state governments to provide an amount of minimum 20 lakh rupees to poll officials who are killed in violent incident or terrorist attack.

image
In its direction, the commission has also said that the poll official who suffers from any serious permanent disability will be provided with a minimum ex-gratia of five lakh rupees. But the ex-gratia compensation would be minimum 10 lakh rupees if such a disability is caused due to terror strike or violent incident.

Is this article important for exams ? Yes13 People Agreed

DISCLAIMER: JPL and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.

Latest Videos

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK