i)Where a person who has made an application for compensation desires to be paid interim relief,he may apply to the Railway Administration for payment of interim relief along with a copy of the application made under that section.
ii)Where, on the receipt of an application and after making such inquiry as it may deem fit, the Railway Administration is satisfied that circumstances exist which require relief to be afforded to the applicant immediately, it may, pending determination by the Claims Tribunal of the actual amount of compensation payable under Section 124 or Section 124-A to any person who has sustained the injury or suffered any loss, or where death hasresulted from the accident, to any dependant of the deceased, such sum as it considers reasonable for affording such relief, so however, that the sum paid shall not exceed the amount of compensation payable at such rates as may be prescribed.
iii)Any sum paid by the Railway Administration as interim relief shall be taken into account by the Claims Tribunal while determining the amount of compensation payable
Step-wise action to be taken by the claimants for getting interim relief is at Annexure-V
Specimen proforma for grant of interim relief is at Annexure – VI
Source : South Eastern Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed : 27-07-2013
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