NEW DELHI: Acid attack sufferers have now not been paid repayment in 799 out of 1,273 instances around the nation, the NCW mentioned and demanded instant consideration of the states at the subject.
The factor used to be mentioned in an e-assembly by means of the NCW with the nodal officials and representatives of the 24 states and Union Territories. The assembly used to be held to check and talk about the instances of acid attack registered at the website online of the Commission’s Management Information System (MIS).
National Commission for Women Chairperson Rekha Sharma expressed her worry over the non-cost of repayment to acid attack survivors. According to information until October 20, out of 1,273 instances of acid attack around the nation repayment has been given to acid attack survivors in simply 474 instances.
“The nodal officers were requested to uphold the laws and schemes that support survivors in cases of attacks, such as the NALSA’s Compensation Scheme for Women Victims/Survivors of Sexual Assault/other Crimes, 2018. The scheme provides compensation ranging from INR 3 to 8 lakh depending on the severity of the case,” in step with the fee’s per 30 days publication. Sharma additionally expressed her view that quantity of instances up to date until date at the NCW’s MIS weren’t ok.