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Road accident treatment up to Rs 2.5 lakh/case to be cashless soon: Govt

Trauma and healthcare services to road accident victim will be financed through an account which will be established under the MoRTH for the implementation of the scheme

Road accident treatment up to Rs 2.5 lakh per case to be cashless soon: Govt
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Road accident treatment up to Rs 2.5 lakh per case to be cashless soon: Govt

Press Trust of India New Delhi
The government plans to launch a cashless treatment scheme for road accident victims with a cap of Rs 250,000 per case.

The scheme assumes significance as India accounts for about 500,000 road accidents per annum, one of the highest globally, in which about 150,000 people are killed and about 300,000 are crippled.

For the cashless scheme for road accident victims, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) will set up a Motor Vehicle Accident Fund under it, a communication to transport secretaries and commissioners of the states said on Tuesday.

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First Published: Jun 30 2020 | 11:18 PM IST

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