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District Collector asks to ensure quick relief to atrocity victims

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

District Collector Pravin Kumar has asked officials to examine the possibility of paying ex gratia to victims of atrocities directly from the Collectorate.

At the Vigilance and Monitoring Committee meeting today, he said new proposals also should be sent to ensure quick relief to women belonging to SC/ST. Pravin Kumar who is the chairman of the committee reviewed th cases under police investigation and in courts and the steps being taken to resolve them. The police should file cases immediately and take steps for prompt investigation.

Committee member Chandra Sekhar said there were inordinate delay in the paying of Rs.5 lakh ex gratia. The District Collector said without waiting for medical examination and confirmation 25% of the money should be paid after filing of FIR, 50% after filing of charge sheet and the remaining after the sentence was imposed.