The department of social security and woman and child welfare of Punjab government has decided to offer Rs. 8000 monthly financial aid to the victims of acid attack.
Deputy commissioner Amit Kumar told that this scheme is given the name as Punjab financial assistance to acid attack victims scheme- 2017. Here, the definition of disability because of acid attack according to Person With Disability Act- 2017 will be mentioned in Act.
The sanctioning authority will be the district level committee under the chairmanship of deputy commissioner, and the victim will be receive payment directly in the bank account.
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