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Government Of Assam Information & Public Relations Directorate of Information and Public Relations

One-Time Ex Gratia

  • The Assam Government has proposed to pay one time ex-gratia amount of Rs five lakhs (5,00,000) to the next kin of the journalists who lost their lives in various incidents of violence in the state. An amount of Rs. 1 Crore and 60 lakhs (1,60,00,000) has been provided in the budget for the year 2017-18. A list has already been prepared with 32 next of kin of the deceased journalists.