Children Orphaned during COVID-19 should be covered under Welfare Schemes : SC

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court saw on Tuesday that the Center’s government assistance plans should cover every one of the kids who were stranded after the Covid illness (Covid-19) pandemic struck, and not limit its advantage to those children who lost their folks to the disease.

The observarion was made by a two-judge seat of Supreme Court Justices L Nageswara Rao and Aniruddha Bose that was hearing a suo motu case with respect to the state of youngsters in regulated consideration during the pandemic.

The Supreme Court noticed that administration run plans like PM Cares Fund, which proposed a corpus of ₹10 lakh for kids till they turn 23, covered just the individuals who became oprhans subsequent to losing their folks to Covid-19.

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