new Delhi. During the lockdown applied resulting from Corona epidemic, the Modi authorities on the Center has straight deposited Rs 39000 crore to individuals underneath numerous schemes. This cash has been despatched to individuals's account underneath direct profit switch ie DBT. During the lockdown, 'Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan' was applied, and underneath this help has been prolonged to the needy. This info is given in a press release issued by the Ministry of Finance.
The bundle was introduced on 26 March
The Modi authorities on the Center had introduced 'Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan' to assist the poor throughout the Kovid-19 lockdown. <! –
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman introduced this bundle of Rs 1.70 lakh crore on 26 March. Under this, the federal government had introduced to offer free meals grains to the poor together with money funds to ladies, aged and farmers. According to the Finance Ministry, she is doing common monitoring throughout the bundle distribution. According to the assertion, the Ministry involved, the Central Secretariat and the Prime Minister's Office are doing every thing doable to make sure that the needy attain out to the needy. At the identical time underneath the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA), the elevated wages of employees have been made efficient from April 1. In this present monetary yr, 5.97 crore human labor days have been created. 8.19 crore individuals assist from Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi
Under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM Kisan), 8.19 crore beneficiaries have been paid a complete of Rs 16,394 crore as of the primary installment of this monetary yr until 5 May 2020. Financial help of Rs 2,000 has been straight delivered to their accounts.
Money despatched to ladies Jan Dhan accounts
Similarly, 10,025 crore rupees have been despatched to the accounts of 20.05 crore ladies Jan Dhan account holders as the primary installment of 500 rupees. Out of this, about 8.72 crore ladies Jan Dhan account holders additionally withdraw from the accounts. At the identical time, a complete of Rs 2,785 crore was despatched to the account of 5.57 crore ladies Jan Dhan account holders.
Help given to senior residents underneath NSAP
In addition, underneath National Social Assistance Program (NSAP), monetary help of Rs 1,400 crore has been supplied to 2.82 crore senior residents, widows and disabled individuals. Under this scheme, every beneficiary has been given an ex-gratia quantity of Rs 500 as the primary installment. The second installment of Rs 500 will likely be despatched to the account throughout this month.
16 lakh tons of meals grains distributed
Under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, 36 states and union territories have raised 67.65 lakh tonnes of meals grains for April. 16 lakh tonnes of meals grains have been distributed to their 60.33 crore beneficiaries for April. Apart from this, six lakh tonnes of meals grains have been distributed to 12.39 crore individuals of 22 states and union territories for May 2020. According to the assertion, 2.42 lakh tonnes of pulses have been additionally delivered to the states and union territories. Out of 19.2 crore beneficiaries benefiting from this, 5.21 crore have additionally been distributed to pulses. Similarly, 9.6 lakh customers of Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) have availed on-line withdrawal of Rs 2,985 crore advances from their accounts.