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Children orphaned during COVID-19: Centre announces free education, Rs 10 lakh fund under PM-CARES
India

Children orphaned during COVID-19: Centre announces free education, Rs 10 lakh fund under PM-CARES

The PMO stated fixed deposits will be opened in the names of such children and they will receive a monthly stipend once they turn 18 and a Rs 10 lakh each when they turn 23 from PM CARES fund

Child rights body asks states/UTs to upload data of children who lost parents to COVID-19
India

Child rights body asks states/UTs to upload data of children who lost parents to COVID-19

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights made the announcement a day after the Supreme Court directed all district officers to fill data of children orphaned by COVID-19 within 24 hours

COVID has orphaned hundreds of children: How states are seeking to secure future of these kids
India

COVID has orphaned hundreds of children: How states are seeking to secure future of these kids

According to the government data between 1 April and 25 May, as many as 577 children were orphaned in the wake of coronavirus.

Arvind Kejriwal announces free education for children who lost both parents to COVID-19, additional free ration
India

Arvind Kejriwal announces free education for children who lost both parents to COVID-19, additional free ration

The Delhi government has also announced that it will provide Rs 50,000 ex gratia to each family that has lost a member to COVID-19, besides monthly assistance of Rs 2,500 if the deceased was an earning member