Cabinet approves the Ex-Gratia amount of Rs.1 crore for the family of Late Shri Ankit Sharma, IB Officer, who lost his life on Feb 26 this year in North East Delhi riots


  • Cabinet extended the existing Scheme for providing financial assistance of Rs.5000/- to para-transit drivers, to Permit Holders of all para-transit vehicles as well as owners of e-rickshaws.

New Delhi: The Delhi Cabinet took the following major decisions on 04.05.2020:
1. An Ex-Gratia amount of Rs.1 Crore was approved for the family of Late Shri Ankit Sharma, IB Officer, who lost his life on February 26, in the North-East Delhi riots.
2. Under the existing scheme, Delhi Government is approving one-time financial assistance of Rs.5000/- to every para-transit vehicle driver holding a PSV Badge in Delhi.  The Cabinet today approved to extend the Scheme to every permit holder of para-transit vehicle in Delhi as well as owners of e-rickshaws registered in Delhi.
With this decision, more than 60,000 permit holders of para-transit vehicles and owners of e-rickshaws registered in Delhi, shall be benefitted.  It is clarified that permit holders of para-transit vehicles who were also holding PSV Badges have already been covered under the existing Scheme.