Amended Delhi Victims Compensation Scheme 2015 notified by Delhi Government

The newly amended Delhi Victim Compensation Scheme 2015 has been notified by the Govt. of Delhi in December. Some laudable features of the new scheme include an increase in compensation amounts for rape survivors an inclusion of victims of burning and sexual-assault related miscarriage within the Scheme. Victims can also file applications for interim and final compensations directly. However, interim compensations have been capped at Rs. 50,000/- except for cases of extreme hardship and gravity of offence.

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