Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding minimum standards of relief for victims of disaster, 05/04/2016

  • 05/04/2016

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Gaurav Kumar Bansal Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/04/2016 regarding minimum standards of relief for victims of disaster.

The petitioner submitted before the Apex Court that as per Section 11 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, a “National Plan” is to be drawn up by the National Executive Committee, but the same has not yet been done. Ms. V. Mohana, learned senior counsel appearing for the Union of India, would submit that there is a policy, but the plan has not yet been finalized. After obtaining instructions, she has submitted that the National Plan shall be drawn up regard being had to Section 11 of the Act within eight weeks hence.

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