In a bid to ease the hardships that the terrible may additionally face on account of the lockdown to forestall the unfold of coronavirus, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday introduced that all ration card retaining households in the country will get an help of Rs one thousand each.
According to the Chief Ministers Office, it was once introduced on March 23 that the help used to be solely for households falling underneath city nearby our bodies or panchayats. However, after a sparkling evaluate of the state of affairs it used to be determined that the facility be prolonged to all households with a ration card and that the cash be transferred into the respective bills thru the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) system.
Notably, Kumar had introduced a state-wide lockdown on March 22 closing which was once to continue to be high-quality until March 31. However, the restrictions have been tightened in addition in the wake of the three-week-long nation-wide lockdown introduced via Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday night.
Bihar is domestic to extra than one hundred million people, a giant percentage of them terrible and based on the unorganized zone for livelihood, and prone to financial misery in instances when ordinary sources of subsistence have dried up.