Uttar Pradesh Government has announced a new scheme to provide monetary help of Rs. 1,000 for Coronavirus (COVID 19) Affected Daily Wage Workers. This UP Govt. Scheme will benefit 35 lakh people in the state including 20,37,000 daily wage labourers and rickshaw pullers. Around 15 lakh people who runs kiosks and other small businesses and are dependent on daily income to ends meet will also be part of relief scheme.
CM Yogi Adityanath has also urged people to follow guidelines issued by govt. and implement Janta Curfew on 22 March 2020. All the pensioners in the state will get pension in advance during this period. Over 1,65,00,000 families who depends on MGNREGA shall also get their supplies for the month through the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) shops in the state.
CM laid stress on taking urgency for stringent measures and said that outbreak can be stopped only with collective efforts.
UP Scheme for Coronavirus Affected Daily Wage Labourers
The UP CM Yogi Adityanath has decided to give Rs. 1,000 to daily wage labourers, rickshaw pullers etc. who are registered with labour department. More than 15 lakh people who are dependent on daily income for their livelihood would be given the same monetary relief. The money distribution exercise will be carried with the help of labour department. PM Narendra Modi has addressed the nation and urged people to avoid gatherings to avoid Coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak.
The Coronavirus is in its 2nd stage in our country and if we get successful in stopping it here, it would be a message for the whole world. The COVID 19 spread could only be stopped by taking strict measures. The state govt. has made Isolation wards across UP and already infected people are recovering. The state govt. needs to be prepared to fight this disease.
The UP govt. has taken several measures to minimize the effect virus in the state. UP state has an ample supply of food and medicines to tackle Coronavirus pandemic. The main objective is to bring level of infection of COVID 19 down to zero. People must not panic and fall into trap of hoarding of supplies and must avoid unnecessary purchases. CM also assured its citizens that the state govt. will not let shortage of food supplies and other things in the state.
Till date, the total number of COVID 19 cases in Uttar Pradesh has reached to 23 with 9 cases in Lucknow, 8 in Agra, 4 in noida, 2 in Ghaziabad and 1 in Lakhimpur Kheri.