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1017. 

Government of India has approved the proposal for a grant of ex-gratia monetary compensation to 1,08,714 employees and officers of the Food Corporation of India (FCI). Where is the headquaters of FCI?

[A]. Chandigarh, India
[B]. Mumbai, India
[C]. Chennai, India
[D]. New Delhi, India

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Government of India has approved the proposal for a grant of ex-gratia monetary compensation to 1,08,714 employees and officers of the Food Corporation of India (FCI). As per the provisions, during the six month period, from 24 March 2020 to 23 September 2020 if anybody dies due to COVID-19 infection while on duty with FCI, the regular FCI labourer will get a compensation of Rs.15 lakh and the contractual labourer will be entitled to Rs.10 lakh compensation, Category-1 Officers Rs.35 lakh, Category-2 officers will get Rs.30 lakh and Category -3 and 4 workers will get Rs.25 lakh.The announcement was made by union minister for food and consumer affairs minister Ram Vilas Paswan. Headquarters- New Delhi, India

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