New Delhi: 1st July 2012
Delhi has become the first state to provide financial assistance to poor people who are undergoing anti-retroviral treatment for HIV/AIDS. All patients will be provided lifelong assistance of Rs 1,000 per month, while children who were either orphaned after their parents died of AIDS; or abandoned by parents suffering from HIV/AIDS, will be given a monthly assistance of Rs 2,050. Children infected by HIV/AIDS will be given a monthly assistance of Rs 1,750 till the age of 18.
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