Postal Employees to Get Rs 10 Lakh Compensation in Case They Succumb to Covid-19

Postal Staff to Get Rs 10 Lakh Compensation in Case They Succumb to Covid-19

File photo of a boy undergoing a swab test during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP)

File picture of a boy present process a swab check throughout lockdown to manage the unfold of the brand new coronavirus. (AP)

The postal providers come beneath important providers and aside from common providers, the publish workplaces are additionally delivering meals packets, rations and important medicines, amongst others, throughout the nation by liasioning with native administration and police.

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  • Final Up to date: April 18, 2020, 8:31 PM IST

All postal workers, together with Gramin Dak Sevaks, will get Rs 10 lakh compensation in case they succumb to COVID-19, the federal government mentioned on Saturday.

The postal providers come beneath important providers and aside from common providers, the publish workplaces are additionally delivering meals packets, rations and important medicines, amongst others, throughout the nation by liasioning with native administration and police.

“Within the context of COVID-19 scenario, it has been determined to increase cost of compensation of Rs 10 lakh to all postal workers, together with Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS), succumbing to the illness whereas introduced on responsibility. The rules will come into impact instantly and proceed for all the interval until the disaster of COVID-19 is over,” the Ministry of Communications mentioned in a press release.

Moreover, it mentioned Communications and Electronics and Data Expertise Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad held a video convention with every state whereby chief publish grasp generals and chief normal managers have been instructed to maintain their postal community geared and energetic to assist the needy all through the nation.

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