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An order has been issued by Maharashtra government for disbursing ₹50,000 each to the kin of 17,000 persons who died of Covid-19 related complications.
The State Revenue department has issued a government resolution directing the treasury to take immediate action. The Government sanctioned the amount to 17,000 applicants. Maharashtra’s official Covid-19 death toll stood at 1,47,860 as of Tuesday.
In last September, the Union government had ordered ex-gratia of Rs 50,000 each to the families of COVID-19 victims.