Jun 30, 2021, 01:11PM ISTSource: Times Now

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to frame guidelines to pay ex-gratia compensation to the families of those who lost their lives due to Covid-19. A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan, in its judgement, also directed the National Disaster Management Authority to ascertain within 6 weeks the ex-gratia amount that can be paid to the family members of the deceased.