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ARUNACHAL HIKES EX-GRATIA FROM RS 2 LAKH TO RS 50 LAKH
9:48:43 pm 08-June-2017
Itanagar, 8th June (IANS): The families of paramilitary troopers and soldiers dying on duty in Arunachal Pradesh will now get ex-gratia of Rs 50 lakh, a sharp hike from the earlier Rs 2 lakh, Chief Minister Pema Khandu announced on Thursday.

In the case of grievous or serious injury, the ex-gratia has been doubled to Rs 50,000. And in case of permanent disability, this will go up from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 10 lakh, Khandu said in separate letters to Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Khandu the ex-gratia would also be applicable for permanent residents of Arunachal Pradesh employed in the paramilitary forces and armed forces anywhere in India.

"The move is a small gesture from the state government and people of Arunachal Pradesh to all the brave paramilitary and armed forces personnel," he said.

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