Ex-gratia means a lump sum amount which is provided to the Next Of Kin(NOK) of a person killed in man-made violence and natural calamities.
Each and every civilian, who is affected in man-made violence and natural calamities that may occur in the State, is entitled to receive Ex-gratia. But, the cases of all the Government employees are not considered for ex-gratia payment.
The guidelines / instruction regarding payment of Ex-gratia are clearly mentioned in the Assam Disaster Management Manual, 2015. The Deputy Commissioners are the competent authority to accord sanction of Ex-gratia.
Details of the norms for Ex-gratia payment :
|Sl.No.||Nature of Incident||Rate|
Ex-gratia grant to the NOK of persons killed and whose (the person killed) age is 18 years or above–
Ex-gratia grant to the NOK of persons killed and whose (the person killed) age is below 18 years –
|3.||Ex gratia to the NOK of person killed due to accident in public place or in public carriers (other than killed by extremist / terrorist / miscreants and due to the firing of security forces)||Rs.2,00,000.00|
|4.||Ex gratia to the NOK of persons kidnapped / abducted by terrorist / extremists / miscreants and whose age is 18 years or above.||Rs.5,00,000.00|
|5.||Ex gratia to the NOK of persons kidnapped / abducted by terrorist / extremists / miscreants and whose age is below18 years.||Rs.3,00,000.00|
Financial assistance to those who sustain simple injury -
Financial assistance to those who sustain grievous injury -
Financial assistance to persons who become permanently invalid-