In the G.O.R.D. 167 TNR 88, Dated 4-12-92 the definition of Natural calamity for the purpose of convenience is taken as flood, drought, accidental fire, electricity short -circuit, poisoning on account of contaminated water, gales, hail-storm, sea-erosion, rivererosion, earth-quakes, lightening, boat capsize due to storm etc.
this scheme those individual victims who are having the annual income below Rs.18000.00
are eligible to get the compensation, subject
to the fulfillment of the following conditions if the victim has applied
within 4 months of the accident
case of loss of life the ex-gratia relief RS. 1.00 Lakh should be paid to the
family of deceased, irrespective of number of persons who died in natural
calamities without any ceiling of income and irrespective as to whether they
were earning or non-earning member of the family after verifying the following
1. Death Certificate
2. Post mortem report
3. Family members certificate.
4. Un-natural death report.
the victims of Hit and Run motor accident under Solatium Scheme
Government of India through Motor vehicles (amendment) Act 1982, inserting a new
section 109(A) to empower the Central Government to establish a fund to be known
as the Solatium Fund for the payment of compensation to the victims of Hit
and Run motor accidents. The central Government formulated necessary scheme vide
its Notification No.S.O.800 (E). This scheme has came into existence with effect
the Government of India in exercise of the power conferred by sub section (1) of
the section 163 of the Motor vehicles Act 1988 (59 of 1988) re-notified the
scheme. Vide no 440(E) and called it as Solatium Scheme-1989 . It has come
into effect from 1989.
to the above Notification Sub-Divisional Officers / Tahsildars are the claim
enquiry officers and the Deputy Commissioner will be the claim settlement
victim should submit an application to the claim enquiry officer in prescribed
format along with the following Documents, after the amendment made in 1994 time
limitation has been dropped.
2. Death Certificate ( in case of death )
3. Wound Certificate / Post mortem report (As the case may be)
4. C Report accepted by the court.
due verification the Deputy Commissioner will sanction the compensation as per
the amendment made in 1994 to the Motor Vehicles Act 1988(W. E. F 14-11-1994) as
fixed sum of Rs. 25000-00 in respect of death of any person ( to the legal heir)
A fixed sum of Rs. 12500-00 in respect of grievous hurt.
Power of sanction
As per G.O.RD 511 TNR 93(II) DT.
6-12-93 The following Revenue officers are empowered to sanction the
compensation in respect of partially collapsed houses.
In all the other cases mentioned above the power of sanction vest with the D.C.
As per Government Order No.RD 394 TSY: 85. Dated 31-12-85 is as follows.