BPL Households Of Covid Victims Will Receive An Extra Rs 5k Per Month In Kerala
- The state cabinet resolved on Wednesday to offer Rs 5,000 per month for three years to every such family as part of a special financial support scheme
- This will be in additional to the Rs 50,000 one-time solatium that the Supreme Court ordered be provided to kin of all Covid victims.
Deaths that occur outside of the state, as well as in foreign nations, will be considered in the scheme that provide financial help to all BPL families who have lost their single earning member. That means that expats from poor households who died as a result of Covid will be covered by the scheme if their relatives dwell in Kerala and are below the poverty line.