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Office of the Welfare Commissioner, Bhopal Gas Victims was set up in 1989-90 for speedy disposal of the compensation claims filed by the Bhopal gas victims. Under this office, claims, courts have been set up at three distinct levels under the Deputy Commissioners, Additional Welfare Commissioner and Hon’ble Welfare Commissioner. It works under the control of Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India.
This department has given three different installments of compensations to the gas victims till date i.e. Original compensation of Rs. 740 crores sanctioned by Union Carbide, Prorata compensation in the same proportion and Ex-Gratia compensation depending on the different categories awarded to the gas victims by Hon’ble judicial officers. Presently, the third and final compensation award (Ex-Gratia compensation) is being Disburtioned to beneficiary bank account of the gas victims, which has been sanctioned by Govt. of India.
As on date, Hon'ble judicial officers serving this department are Hon'ble Shri Deepesh Tiwari as Registrar, Hon’ble Shri Sudeep Kumar Shrivastava as Additional Welfare Commissioner and Honb'le Shri Amit Nigam as Deputy Welfare Commissioner respectively. Above all, a new Hon'ble Welfare Commissioner is yet to replace the vacant seat of Hon'ble Shri Justice Prakash Shrivastava.


 

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Office Address Telephone/Fax
STD - 0755

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Welfare Commissioner Dr.Rajendra Prasad Bhawan Opp. Old Vidhan Sabha, Bhopal 2558032 (O)

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Hon’ble Shri Deepesh Kumar Tiwari
Registrar Incharge
Dr.Rajendra Prasad Bhawan Opp. Old Vidhan Sabha, Bhopal 2556536 (O)

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Hon’ble Shri Sudeep Kumar Shrivastava
Additional Welfare Commissioner
 
Appellate Court Bhopal Gas Victims, Old District Court, Bhopal 2730950 (O)

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Hon'ble Shri Amit Nigam
Deputy Welfare Commissioner
 
Bhopal Gas Tribunal No. 03, Bhopal Gas Victims, Old District Court, Shahjanabad, Bhopal 2749816 (O)