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Ex - gratia

                                             1Ex - gratia

Ex. -gratia relief is given by the railway administration soon after an accident or untoward incident normally at the rate of :

1.In case of Train Accident (Sec-124 of the Act.)

i)In case of death – Rs.50,000/-

ii)In case of grievous injury– Rs .25,000/-

iii)In case of simpleinjury- Rs.5,000/-

2.In case of untoward incident (Sec-124A of the Act)

i)In case of death – 15,000/-

ii)In case of grievous injury – Rs. 5,000/-

iii)In case of simple injury – Rs. 500/-

3.In case of accident at manned level crossing (due to Railway’s prima facie liability)

i)In case of death – Rs.50,000/-

ii)In case of grievous injury – 25,000/-

iii)In case of simple injury – 5,000/-

Payment is sanctioned and arranged after such enquiries as can be reasonably made on the spot by a Senior Scale or higher officer nominated by the General Manager. If the ex-gratia has not been paid to the victim at accident site, the claimant should approach the Chief Comml Manager / Chief Claims Officer  of the concerned railway.  The ex-gratia is intended to meet the immediate expenses of the victims and is not taken into account at the time of final settlement of compensation claim




Source : South Eastern Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 10-06-2015  


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