Bihar govt increases compensation for acid-attack and rape survivors

Bihar govt increases compensation for acid-attack and rape survivors
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Patna: The Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar government on Tuesday increased compensation for acid-attack and rape survivors from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 7 lakh.

The compensation will be increased by 50 percent for survivors below 14 years of age.

In the cabinet meeting chaired by him, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today approved Victim Compensation Scheme 2018, paving way for enhancement in compensation to rape and acid attack victims.

ANI