State Govt notify ex-gratia payment to soldiers

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Dimapur, July 17: The Government of Nagaland has notified the prescribed rates for ex-gratia payment to personnel or the next of km (NOK) of Assam Rifles/Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF)/ Indian Armed Forces and soldiers belonging to Nagaland who suffer fatal and non-fatal casualties during counter insurgency operations within and outside the State.
For casualties within Nagaland, soldiers from outside the State (Assam Rifles, CAPF & Indian Armed Forces) and soldiers belonging to Nagaland will be given ex-gratia of Rs 6 lakhs for fatal casualty; Rs 4 lakhs for non-fatal casualty causing permanent disability and Rs 1 lakhs for non-fatal casualty causing grievous injury.
For soldiers belonging to Nagaland on becoming casualties outside Nagaland, the State Government will pay ex-gratia of Rs 6 lakhs for fatal casualty; Rs 4 lakhs for non-fatal casualty causing permanent disability and Rs 1 lakhs for non-fatal casualty causing grievous injury. (Page News Service)