If you are an NREGA employee, the government has set aside a fund of 611 crores for you. Money has been remitted to the accounts of MNREGA workers in the state with a single click by the administration. The government has provided this money to MNREGA workers as a result of the Corona lockdown so that they can buy the goods they need and earn a living during this recession.
Due to India Lockdown, this money has been awarded. As you are all aware, the entire world is battling an epidemic known as Coronavirus, and our country, India, has been fully quarantined to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.
In such a situation, the administration is well aware that the lockdown will have the greatest impact on the poorest families and MNREGA (NREGA) workers, particularly those involved in construction activity.
In light of this, the federal government has launched an assistance package, and state governments have also done a lot of effort on their behalf.
In the meantime, due to the lockdown, the Uttar Pradesh government has remitted Rs 611 crore to the bank accounts of 27.5 lakh NREGA workers.
The Uttar Pradesh government has issued an official declaration.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Ji tweeted from his official Twitter account said the Uttar Pradesh government is providing enormous relief to underprivileged labourers who are battling for necessities due to the coronavirus.
Under MNREGA, the CM today remitted Rs 611 crore straight to the bank accounts of the state’s 27.5 lakh workers. In addition, at the planning meeting, CM Yogi spoke with these individuals and provided information on the scheme.
From Lucknow, the CM sent money to the accounts of all 27.5 lakh MNREGA workers with a single click. At the same time, he stated that under the Garib Kalyan Yojana, the state and federal governments will jointly launch several programmes for poor families, labourers, farmers, and others in need.
What further actions did the state government take?
The state administration had already issued orders a few days ago to award daily wage labourers 1000-1000 rupees. The government has also confirmed that a sum of 1000-1000 rupees has been deposited in the accounts of daily wage workers across the state.
The state government has also urged inhabitants to remain at home while assuring them that the government will completely assist those in need.
What was the government’s response to the lockdown?
Along with securing India, the national government provided a Rs 1.70 lakh crore relief package through the Garib Kalyan Yojana. Poor families, labourers, farmers, construction workers, widows, crippled pension holders, and others have all been cared for under this system.
What exactly is a relief package?
Rahat’s bundle Farmers, underprivileged families, and women would receive money in their bank accounts along with free rations in India.
Impoverished families, women, farmers, and construction workers are the most affected classes during a lockdown. To help these people, the government has introduced the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, which provides relief to women, poor people, and farmers. Farmers and construction workers would receive money in their bank accounts, as well as free rations and LPG cylinders from the government. Kisan Samman Nidhi (Kisan Samman Nidhi)