Meghalaya Victim Compensation Scheme, 2011

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SHILLONG, Aug 30: The political department, Government of Meghalaya in a notification issued recently has notified a scheme known as ‘Meghalaya Victim Compensation Scheme, 2011’ for providing funds for the purpose of compensation to victims or their dependents who have suffered any loss or injury as a result of crime and who require rehabilitation.
Rs 50,000 is the maximum limit of compensation on rape and Rs 25,000 for loss or injury causing severe mental agony to women and child victims in cases such as human trafficking, kidnapping etc.
The fun shall be operated by the Member Secretary, Meghalaya State Legal Service Authority.


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