Civilian victims of cross border firing to get a compensation of Rs 5 lakh
Compensation enhanced from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh in case of terrorism and Maoist violence
Any civilian who dies anywhere in the country due to terror attack, Naxal violence, firing from across the border, shelling or IED explosion, will be given Rs 5 lakh as compensation uniformly. The amount will be given to the next of kin of the victim. An amount of Rs 5 lakh will also be given to those who receive 50 per cent or more disability or incapacitation due to the same reasons. The compensation amount will be given subject to the condition that no employment has been provided to any of the family members of the victims by the government.