The Odisha government on Wednesday, August 19, launched financial assistance for the families of the lecturers who died all the contrivance in which via COVID-19 accountability.
Per experiences, the assistance will be supplied on the price of closing pay drawn along with the dearness allowance as admissible every so veritably, except the date the fund would beget continued, had the person remained alive.
College & Mass Education Minister, Samir Ranjan Speed, mentioned that spherical 62,000 lecturers beget been engaged within the COVID-19 accountability to combat the outbreak out of which 13 beget succumbed to the virus.
“The family of those who died will procure financial assistance as per the notification issued by the Finance Department on August 4,” mentioned Speed, reported NDTV.
The authorities of his division also visited the families of the deceased lecturers, declared them as COVID-19 warriors and handed over a letter to every of them, in step with the minister.
He further mentioned that because the fogeys of a teacher, Simanchal Satpathy, committed suicide after his death, the federal government is settling on the action to be taken in his case.
“Even though this will likely be a tragic incident, my division feels blissful with these lecturers who beget sacrificed their lives within the relentless combat towards the deadly an infection,” Mr Speed mentioned.