Delhi Government Introduces ‘Good Samaritan Policy’ (Download PDF)

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Delhi Government has approved ’Good Samaritan Policy to encourage people to help road accident victims in emergency situation. Under this policy monetary incentive of Rs 2,000 and appreciation certificate will be given to people who help road accident victims in the national Capital.

Good Samaritan Policy people to help road accident victims

Good Samaritan Policy People to Help Road Accident Victims

Good Samaritan Policy people to help road accident victims

Highlights

  • The policy was approved by the state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in New Delhi.
  • The scheme is intended to encourage people to take accident victims in emergency situation to hospitals.
  • Mainly intended to save someone’s life.
  • Presently most people are unwilling to help mainly because they are scared they will land in trouble by police.
  • 8,085 accidents had taken place in the capital in 2015.
  • Mumbai had the highest number of 23,468 road accidents during 2015, while Delhi had the highest number of 1,622 deaths due to road accidents. Report generated by Road Accidents in India.

About Manish Sisodia

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

  • Manish Sisodia is an Indian politician who has been the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi since February 2015.
  • He also holds the Finance and Planning, Revenue, Services, Power, Education, Higher Education, Information Technology, Technical Education, Administrative Reforms portfolios in the government of Delhi.
  • Born: 5 January 1972 (age 45)
  • Education: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Educational Trust
  • Nationality : Indian
  • Political party : Aam Aadmi Party
  • Occupation : Politician
  • Along with Kejriwal and Abhinandan Sekhri, Sisodia was a founder of the Public Cause Research Foundation in 2006.

- Published/Last Modified on: January 10, 2017

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