Follow us on
Welcome Guest! You are here: Home » Regional
Delhi Congress MLA claims Rs.1 cr medical reimbursement
Thursday November 28, 2013 8:08 AM, IANS

Delhi Congress legislator Vipin Sharma, 35, has claimed Rs.1.03 crore as medical reimbursement allocated to lawmakers in the capital, a reply to a Right to Information query said.

This is the highest reimbursement claimed among the 43 MLAs whose details for medical expenses were furnished through an RTI reply.

The Delhi assembly has 70 MLAs.

The reimbursements are from 2008 till Oct 2013, said Subhash Agarwal, an RTI activist.

Sharma is followed by Independent MLA Bharat Singh who ran up medical bills of Rs.25 lakh.

Bharatiya Janata Party MLA H.S. Balli, who recently joined the Congress, claimed Rs.17 lakh for his medical expenses.

Delhi lawmakers are entitled to free medical treatment or reimbursement and free accommodation in government-run hospitals.

They might be referred to hospitals empanelled or declared as such in accordance with the government rules.

Share this page
Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of
comments powered by Disqus
| Quick links
Contact us
Subscribe to: RSS » Facebook » Twitter » Newsletter Disclaimer | Terms of Use | Advertise with us | Link Exchange is part of the Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and conditions mentioned.
© 2012 Awaz Multimedia & Publications. All rights reserved.