Under the scheme of the government, it will offer a one-time compensation of 50,000 to their king monthly of rupees 2500 will be given to the families who have lost their earning members said Delhi chief minister on Tuesday, Arvind Kejriwal under Mukhyamantri COVID-19 parivaar Aarthik sahita yojna for the financial assistance to the family of those who died of COVID-19 under this scheme the government will offer one-time compensation of 50,000 to their kin. It will mostly be 2500 will be given to the families who have lost their earning member children who have lost their parents to COVID-19 will be provided a monthly allowance of 2500 till they are 25 years old.
These benefits will be in addition to ongoing social welfare schemes of delete government such as old age and widow pensions. Kejriwal urged officials to be empathetic towards the family during their visits to check the eligibility of the applicants for this key. He stressed that families at no point should feel harassed during the entire process. But, Kejriwal added, in this case, is where the required documents end available with applicants; it will be the responsibility of the officers to get them completed for the application process. He also added we do not put the families under stress because of any missing paper. If anyone does so, it will be likely adding salt to their wounds. They are already going through a lot and are believed we must help them in such challenging times.
We have to make sure that these families receive their dues On Because they will be initially relying on that expense, whosoever will be appointed have to build a relationship with them so that the process is easier to handle Kejriwal said the 4th wave of COVID-19 in Delhi was most brutal of all the entire country may have seen two waves. Still, for Delhi, this was the fourth wave last year in June.
June we saw the first wave in September the second wave in November the third women now the 4th wave this 4th wave was very severe widespread and almost every family was affected by it it was very lethal we lost a lot of lies because a lot of children became orphans a lot of families lost their breadwinners there is no one to look after them which is why the delete government has come up with this scheme was notified on June 22 those who have died and their dependents should be from the national capital to avails the benefit under it that pendants can get help only if the death of their kin are certified to have been because of COVID-19 as per data with the union home ministry or the end should have happened within one month of testing COVID-19 positive the state health department will also verify such death.
The committee the financial assistance shall be transformed into the joint bank account in the name of a minor child and the foster parent or guardian. According to the Delhi Commission for protection of children rights survey, over 2000 children in the national capital have lost their one or both parents due to COVID-19 as many 67 of them significant both their parents is since the pandemic hit in March last year at least 651 children have lost their mothers, and 1311 children lost their father.