CM Arvind Kejriwal (Photo Credit: File)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday provided financial assistance of Rs 1 crore to the family of Corona warrior Late Sheoji Mishra. He was a TGT in English and was posted at RSBV, Kalyanwas, and continued to serve people till his last breath. While giving financial assistance, CM Kejriwal said that no life can be valued with money but this assistance will provide some ease to the family of the Corona warrior. Delhi Government will also provide a job to his elder son.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, "Late Sheoji Mishra was a very hardworking and dedicated teacher in our Delhi government school. He passed away after getting infected while being on COVID duty last year. I can understand the pain and grief of his family. While we cannot bring him back, I, on behalf of the Delhi government, have provided him with the monetary support of Rs 1 crore. Late Shri Sheoji Mishra Ji is survived by his wife and two sons. His elder son is preparing for a job, and the Delhi government will provide his elder son with a job. We will also stand beside them in any assistance that they shall need in the future."
Corona warrior Late Shri Sheoji Mishra was posted as a TGT English at RSBV, Kalyanwas. The school functioned under COVID-19 duty to facilitate screening, movements, providing food, and temporary stay (night shelter) to the migrant labourers in the school. Sheoji Mishra got affected by COVID while on his duty on 4th June 2020 and was admitted to the Safdarjung Hospital, where he died on 7th June 2020. He was a resident of Delhi and joined the service in 1999. Late Shri Sheoji Mishra is survived by his wife Smt Saroj Mishra, elder son Piyush Kumar and younger son Ayush Kumar.