Central and Delhi government increase compensation for acid-attack victims

The Delhi state government has undertaken before the Delhi High Court to increase the compensation provided to acid attacks victims from Rs. 3 lakh to Rs. 7 lakh. This submission came as part of court proceedings on a plea by acid-attack survivors to increase the cap on compensation. Furthermore, in a bid to provide immediate relief to victims, additional assistance of Rs. 1 lakh under the Prime Minister National Relief Fund (PMNRF) has been approved. Source: http://bit.ly/2ozrphp and http://bit.ly/2qhzljU