The Gujarat government has taken a major decision, In Lockdown: From Monday, Rs. 1000 will deposit directly
The Gujarat government has taken a major decision, In Lockdown
The Gujarat government has taken a major decision, In Lockdown :: The Corona crisis has increased in Gujarat. An important announcement was made by CMO Secretary Ashwini Kumar when 1272 corona cases were registered in one month and there were 48 deaths. It has announced to deposit Rs 1000 in the account of 66 lakh people. Along with this, some other important announcements were made.
- Assistance of Rs 1000 to 66 lakh cardholders
- Rupees will be deposited in everyone’s account
- Work has begun in 63 marketing yards
Following the lockdown for the outbreak of novel coronavirus, a senior official said, the Gujarat government on Saturday allowed activities for fishing and processing, packaging, maintenance and transportation of cold chains.
Fishermen can go out into the Arabian Sea from Saturday, said Ashwani Kumar, secretary to the Chief Minister. “Processing, packaging, maintenance of cold chains and transportation of fish and prawns have also been permitted from today,” he said.
He said, “The state government has decided to give benefit of gratuity payment of Rs 1000 to widow pensioners, which is Rs 500 in the months of April and May, as relief to non-BPL beneficiaries during the lockout.”
The Gujarat government paid about Rs 35 crore to around 3.46 lakh such beneficiaries, and the Center would contribute Rs 9.74 crore to provide Rs 1000 to 97,474 widows from the BPL category.
Kumar also informed that seven people were arrested under the Prevention of Black Marketing Act for purchasing food grains for distribution among the poor in Prantij in Sabarkantha district. He said that about 3.10 lakh passes have been issued for movement of essential commodities.
Ashwini Kumar said that the assistance will be provided immediately and deposit will be started in the beneficiary’s account on Monday. There is no need to fill any form to get this amount.
Amid rising Corona-positive cases in the state, the Romanian government announced the importance of the poor. CMO Secretary Ashwini Kumar said in a press conference that it has been decided that Rs.
He said that the state government would also provide assistance of Rs 1,000 for the month of April. The amount of this assistance will be deposited in the bank account of all the beneficiary family. He said that due to this help, the state government would have to bear a burden of Rs 666 crore.