Poor kin of the deceased will now be getting financial aid of rupees 500 to carry the corpse home. The Punjab Government brought into the light the fact of carrying the dead body home in a dignified manner. The government issued certain guidelines for transportation of the dead body.
The Deputy Commissioner of Bathinda, Diprava Lakra said that as per the guidelines issued by the Punjab Health System Corporation (PSHC), the concerned doctors would ensure that dead body was taken away from hospital in a dignified manner. The doctor will get a form filled by the kin of the deceased regarding the transportation of the dead body before it’s release. A financial aid of Rs. 500 will be given to the poor one who cannot afford proper transportation.
Moreover, the concerned hospital will also be providing a white shroud free of cost both for claimed and unclaimed bodies.
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