Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has decided to give 1-1 thousand rupees to the laborers. With this, their increased wages are also being paid to MNREGA workers. Today, 611 crore rupees were sent to the account of 27.5 lakh MNREGA workers of the state.
- CM Yogi announces Rs. 611 crore deposited in 27.5 lakhs MNREGA workers’ account
- 80 crore families will get free ration
Yogi Adityanath has decided to help the laborers financially.
The entire country is under lockdown due to Coronavirus. This has had the greatest impact on the workers. There is a crisis of livelihood in front of them. In the time of this crisis, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has decided to help the laborers financially. 611 crore rupees were sent to 27.5 lakh MNREGA laborers of the state.
Actually, the central government has increased the wages of MNREGA workers from Rs 182 to Rs 202. After this, this increased wage amount has been given by the Yogi government. Apart from this, the Yogi government had given a support amount of one thousand rupees to 20 lakh daily laborers.
Earlier, CM Yogi Adityanath had said that instructions have been issued to give one-month free ration to about 1 crore 65 lakh 31 thousand laborers registered in Antyodaya Yojana, MNREGA and Labor Department. These families will get 20 kg of wheat, 15 kg rice-free. Apart from this, two months advance pension is being given to 83.83 lakh people availing pension.
Appeal for help from BJP workers
At the same time, while talking to 1.63 lakh BJP workers through video conferencing on Sunday, CM Yogi Adityanath had said that all BJP workers should be made aware of the Prime Minister’s poor welfare package using the social media platform 1.75 lakh through this package Crores have been released. The Chief Minister called upon the workers to provide maximum necessary facilities to the people in view of the epidemic of Covid-19.
80 crore people will get ration for free
CM Yogi Adityanath had said that 80 crore poor will get 5 kg wheat or rice and 1 kg pulses of choice every month for the next three months for free. 20 crore women Jan Dhan account holders will get 500 rupees every month for the next three months. The wages under MNREGA have been increased from Rs 182 to Rs 202 per day, benefiting 13.62 crore families.