Pandemic influence: ₹1 lakh compensation for BPL families
The State authorities on Monday introduced a compensation quantity of ₹1 lakh to the under poverty line families which have misplaced grownup members to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa informed reporters right here that the federal government is conscious that many families have been going by making an attempt occasions and even fallen into dangerous occasions following the demise of the incomes member of the household.
“In the light of many such cases coming to the notice of the government, we have decided to compensate families that have lost an adult member to the pandemic. Each family will be eligible for ₹1 lakh,” the Chief Minister mentioned.
Claiming that Karnataka could be the primary State to supply such a compensation, he mentioned that it might value the exchequer between ₹ 250 crore and ₹300 crore, and produce reduction to about 30,000 folks.
When the Chief Minister, who earlier chaired a gathering of Finance Department, was requested in regards to the monetary standing of the State, Mr. Yediyurappa mentioned that the actual fact that the federal government has introduced compensation of ₹1 lakh exhibits that the State’s funds have been higher .
Meanwhile, the State Government has ordered a preliminary investigation into the alleged mixing of water with milk at Mandya Milk Union Ltd. The Chief Minister mentioned that the managing director has been changed whereas 5 officers allegedly concerned within the rip-off has been positioned underneath suspension. “An inquiry under section 64 has been ordered and probably we will order a CID inquiry into it.”