Practically 11,000 extra development employees within the nationwide capital registered with the Constructing and Different Development Employees Welfare Board will obtain a one-time monetary help of Rs 5,000 within the coming days, an announcement from the workplace of Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia stated on Sunday.
The Delhi authorities has been offering the monetary help to the registered employees who’re dealing with livelihood disaster throughout the coronavirus-induced lockdown.
“A complete of two,10,684 development employees are focused to be supplied the help, out of which two lakh have already been disbursed a sum of Rs 100 crore and 11,000 employees will probably be granted the help within the coming days,” the assertion stated.
Throughout final yr’s lockdown, the Delhi authorities disbursed Rs 5,000 every to as many as 55,000 development employees.
Within the second section, the Delhi authorities will disburse Rs 46.1 crore to the development employees, it stated.
The federal government has additionally arrange as many as 150 meals distribution centres in numerous colleges and development websites to assist migrant employees, daily-wage labourers and development employees throughout the lockdown.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday introduced extension of the continuing lockdown in Delhi for an additional week, saying the severity of COVID-19 is unabated and the positivity price has been as excessive as 36 per cent in the previous few days.
The lockdown imposed on April 19 night time will now proceed until 5 AM on Could 3, he stated. It was scheduled to finish at 5 AM on April 26 earlier than extension.
Hundreds of migrant employees had gathered at railway stations and bus stands to catch a experience again house after Kejriwal had introduced a week-long lockdown on April 19, however the state authorities’s assurance of caring for them.