Navy grants one million as death compensation

The Sri Lanka Navy granted one million rupees as death compensation to the farther of the late Transport Assistant DMC Dissanayaka, who had died of cancer.

The cheque, provided under the Navy's healthcare scheme, "Naviru Saviya," was handed over at the residence of the late Transport Assistant DMC Dissanayaka at Naranwaththa’ Kirindagalla, Ibbagamuwa on 15th September 2015. Last respects were also paid, conveying the condolences of the entire Navy to his family members.

"Naviru Saviya" is a health care scheme, which operates as a non-public fund under the direct supervision of the Commander of the Navy. It provides financial assistance to its members and their families during death, critical illness, permanent and partial disability, general illness, surgery and medical tests.