The Victim Compensation Fund is a scheme in which the amount of compensation is paid to the victims or his/her dependent who have suffered loss or injury as a result of any crime and also to those who require rehabilitation. The State Government allots a special budget for the purpose of the scheme every year. The fund is operated by the member Secretary, State Legal Services Authority and the funds are placed to the District Legal Services Authority as per requirement from time to time.
All amounts are paid through bank transfer since cash payment is not available for any funds.
Whenever a recommendation is made by the court or an application is made by any victim or his/her dependents, the State Legal Services Authority or the District Legal Services Authority shall examine and verify the case and may call for any required information necessary to determine the genuineness. After verification, these authorities shall award compensation within two months.
The Fund will be provided withn 2 months of the claim
An application should be made to the State Legal Services Authority or the District Legal Services Authority
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