Woman moves SC for Rs 1 crore aid from PM-CARES Fund

New Delhi, July 31 (Agencies): A woman has approached the Supreme Court seeking a direction to PM-CARES Fund and others to provide monetary assistance to her husband who suffered huge health complications due to Covid-19 and incurred Rs one crore for treatment and required Rs one crore for treatment and required Rs one crore more for lungs replacement.
She said no life should meet its end for the reason of financial constraints and the State is duty-bound to extend help in appropriate cases as the PM CARES Fund is a national endeavor to provide relief to the persons in situation of distress.
Petitioner, Sheela Mehra got married to Manish Kumar Gohiya on June 19, 2020. However, on May 4, 2021 the man got infected with Covid-19. With high doses of steroids, the condition of her husband worsened.