motor vehicles act, 1988, Section 163-A – Notional income fixed under Section 163-A of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 as Rs.15,000/- per annum should be enhanced and increased as the same continued to exist without any amendment since 14.11.1994 – Fixing notional income at Rs.15,000/- per annum for non-earning members is not just and reasonable – It is a fit case to increase the notional income by taking into account the inflation, devaluation of the rupee and cost of living – Deem it appropriate to take notional income of the deceased at Rs.25,000/- (Rupees twenty five thousand only) per annum Multiplier 15 – Loss of Dependency : Rs. 3,75,000-00 – Filial Consortium : Rs. 80,000-00 (Rs.40,000/- x 2) – Funeral Expenses : Rs. 15,000-00 – Total : Rs. 4,70,000-00
read HERE (2022-1)205 PLR 430, 2022 SCeJ 0213.