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COVID19 Death Of CIL Employee to be Treated As Accidental Death

Coal News - Published on Mon, 03 Aug 2020

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India’s Minister of Coal and Mines Mr Pralhad Joshi last week announced that death of Coal India Limited employees because of Corona pandemic will be treated as accidental death and the kin of the employee will get the same financial benefits as they get in the case of accidental death during duty. He said "Putting their lives in danger, Coal Indians have performed a tremendous job during Covid pandemic. They are relentlessly doing a good job. That's why I proudly call them Coal Warriors."

He also reviewed the performance of coal companies CCL, Bharat Coking Coal Limited and Eastern Coalfields Limited and he appreciated the hard work being put through by the Coal Warriors in the last few months in fulfilling the power demands of the nation during the ongoing

Around four lakh odd on roll and contractor's workers of Coal India will get benefited from this decision. The kins of employees deceased from Covid-19 so far will also be protected

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Posted By : Yogender Pancholi on Mon, 03 Aug 2020
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