UP Government Approves 1000 Financial Assistance to Daily Wagers

UP government decided to pay all the daily wages workers Rs 1000 per head.  Around 4,81,755 daily wagers got benefited through this program. The Beneficiaries of This Relief Measure are Identified By The State Urban Development Department, Uttar Pradesh

by Kavitha

Updated: Apr 10, 2020 16:09 IST

Article continues below advertisement

Uttar Pradesh's Government - 1000-Daily Wagers

Uttar Pradesh's government transferred Rs 1,000 each to the bank accounts of 4,81,755 daily wagers including street vendors and rickshaw pullers as maintenance allowance for the COVID-19 lockdown period. The beneficiaries of this relief measure have been identified by the state urban development department. Over Rs, 48 crores were transferred directly to the bank accounts by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath from his official 5 Kalidas Marg residence here.

Street vendors, auto drivers, rickshaw pullers, e-rickshaw drivers and porters working at agricultural wholesale markets mandis are among the beneficiaries chief minister also interacted with beneficiaries from different districts through video conferencing.

Due to the coronavirus, there is a lockdown in the state, due to which the government is providing food and maintenance allowance to the poor people. In this procedure, the government is sending a maintenance allowance of Rs 1,000 in the bank accounts of small vendors, rickshaw pullers, e-rickshaw drivers and porters. The central and the state governments are standing firm for the poor. 

DMCA.com Protection Status