More than a pair of large integer staff engaged in building and construction work are provided Rs three,000-crore funds by numerous states and Union Territories below the Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Yojana until currently, a senior home ministry official aforesaid on Wed.
“Under the PM Garib Kalyan Yojana, the govt. has declared a relief package of Rs one.7 100000 large integer and below this, there’s a part for building and construction staff. There area unit concerning three.5 large integer such staff UN agency area unit registered and also the state governments were told that there’s concerning Rs thirty-one,000 fund on the market below this head.
“Concerning twenty-nine 100000 such staff have conjointly been given food relief,” she aforesaid whereas sharing updates concerning the steps taken to combat COVID-19 and social control of the continued imprisonment within the country.
The officer aforesaid measures to enforce the 21-day imprisonment within the country, from Lady Day to Pan American Day, are “enhanced” by state governments and also the police do “intensive surveillance”.
She aforesaid the administrations in numerous states and UTs also are taking the assistance of community leaders to unfold awareness among the folks concerning the pandemic and also the imprisonment.
“The state authorities can be a help to making a conjointly initiated a social distancing which will be measured through public places like markets also banks were taking steps such as a space marking and do the barricading,” Ms. Srivastava aforesaid, adding that the movement of essential merchandise and services within the country is additionally “satisfactory”.
As it was thought, she said, that individuals could indulge into black selling or signboard of essential things, cabinet minister Ajay Bhalla has written to all or any chief secretaries speech communication that “they ought to implement provisions below the Essential Commodities Act, 1955 and make sure that essential merchandise area unit on the market.”