The Government of India is administering a reimbursement scheme titled “Central Scheme for Assistance to Civilian Victims/ Family of Victims of Terrorist/ Communal/ LWE Violence and Cross Border Firing and Mine/IED Blasts on Indian Territory (CSACV)” for providing financial assistance to the Civilian Victims/Family of Victims in Terrorist/ Communal/ Left Wing Extremism (LWE) Violence, Cross Border Firing and Mine/IED Blasts on Indian Territory. This Central Scheme is effective from 01.04.2008.
The objective of the Scheme is to assist “Civilian Victims of Terrorist Violence including militancy, insurgency, Communal/ LWE Violence and Cross Border Firing and Mine/IED blasts on Indian Territory”.
The financial assistance is provided to the beneficiaries by the District/State Administration under CSACV in the following manner:
i) For incidents occurred during the period 01.04.2008 to 23.08.2016 – Financial Assistance is Rs. 3 Lakh.
ii) For incidents that occurred on or after 24.08.2016 – Financial Assistance is Rs. 5 Lakh.
iii) The financial assistance of Rs. 3 Lakh or Rs. 5 Lakh as the case is to be made in the following manner
a) 50% of the amount is to be put in the Aadhar linked savings bank account of the victim/beneficiary; and
b) 50% is to be deposited in a Fixed Deposit Account of the victim/beneficiary with a lock-in period of three years.