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387. 

Which state government announced a monthly pension for the family members of ASHA and Anganwadi workers, who succumb to the COVID-19 virus during active deployment?

[A]. Rajasthan
[B]. Odisha
[C]. Gujarat
[D]. Telangana

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Odisha government on July 17, 2020 announced a monthly pension for the family members of ASHA and Anganwadi workers, who succumb to the COVID-19 virus during active deployment. The state will provide the spouse or next of kin of deceased Anganwadi worker, who succumbs to COVID-19 in line of duty under active deployment, with Rs 7,500 per month till the date they would have attained the age of 60 years had they survived.

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