LAHORE-The Punjab government has decided to enhance compensation rates for various categories of injuries and death caused due to road accidents by amending the Motor Vehicle Act. The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2010 is being introduced in Punjab Assembly today for the purpose. The new rates would be applicable after the bill is passed and gets assent of the Punjab Governor. As per sources, the new proposed compensation rate for accidental death to be paid by negligent owner of the vehicle will be Rs 0.25 million. Similarly, the compensation rates for various types of injuries would also be rationalised.