The Uttar Pradesh authorities on Saturday introduced to offer 3kgs of wheat and 2kgs of rice per unit to eligible Antyodaya and ration card holders for the subsequent three months. “The choice has been taken in view of the hardship being confronted by the poor and needy folks within the state of affairs arising out of the Covid-19. It is going to profit about 15 crore folks of the state,” chief minister Yogi Adityanath stated whereas presiding over a digital assembly of the council of ministers.
The federal government additionally determined to increase the partial curfew until Might 24. In one other determination to offer reduction to every day wage earners of city areas, the UP authorities introduced to offer a upkeep allowance of Rs 1,000 for one month to the poor and economically weaker sections of the society. The beneficiary, about one crore in quantity, will embrace small shopkeepers, every day wage labourers, rickshaw/e-rickshaw drivers, palledars ,barbers, washermen, cobblers, confectioners and so on.
Adityanath stated that in corona curfew, meals preparations must be continued for the needy via group kitchens as no particular person ought to stay hungry. Important companies will proceed to function. The CM additionally instructed to start out conducting on-line courses from Might 20 in all instructional establishments.
He stated the state authorities is dedicated in the direction of the welfare of employees. “Two schemes are being operated to offer social safety to all the employees of the state. Within the occasion of demise or incapacity of a labourer in an accident, a safety insurance coverage cowl of Rs 2 lakhs and medical insurance cowl as much as Rs 5 lakhs has been provisioned via these schemes,” he identified.
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