Kerala Government Announces Special Package, Monthly Aid For Children Orphaned Due To COVID

 

Kerala broadcasts free schooling, month-to-month assist to kids orphaned as a consequence of Covid

New Delhi:

The Kerala Government has introduced a particular package deal and month-to-month assist to each little one who misplaced their mother and father to Covid. A particular package deal of Rs three lakh will probably be given as rapid aid and a month-to-month sum of Rs 2,00zero will probably be issued to the youngsters orphaned as a consequence of Covid, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan mentioned. Mr Vijayan additionally mentioned that educational expenses of the youngsters may also be borne by the federal government until their commencement. The month-to-month assist of Rs 2,00zero will probably be offered until the scholars attain the age of 18 years.

The Chief Minister’s Office took to Twitter to announce this. It mentioned: “Government of Kerala will present a particular package deal for kids who’ve misplaced their mother and father to Covid19. Rs three,00,00zero will probably be given as rapid aid and a month-to-month sum of Rs 2,00zero will probably be issued until their 18th birthday.”





“Educational expenses will be covered till graduation,” it added.

The Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand governments as nicely had beforehand introduced monetary assist and free schooling for kids whose mother and father died of Covid.

The Delhi Government has introduced Rs 2,500 each month to these kids orphaned as a consequence of COVID-19, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal mentioned.

Mr Kejriwal additionally mentioned that free schooling will probably be offered to these kids and the quantity of Rs 2,500 will probably be offered to them until they attain the age of 25 years.

On related traces, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan mentioned the state authorities will provide a pension of Rs 5,00zero monthly and free schooling to such kids.

“We will provide education free of cost to the children who have lost their parents. They will be provided free ration even if they are not eligible for it,” the Chief Minister mentioned. Mr Chouhan famous that the COVID-19 pandemic has severely hit many households.

The Chhattisgarh Government, as nicely, mentioned the federal government will bear the schooling bills of the youngsters who’ve misplaced mother and father to Covid, beneath the scheme`Chhattisgarh Mahtari Dular Yojna’.

Under the scheme, a stipend of Rs 500 monthly will probably be paid to such kids from Classes 1 to eight and Rs 1,00zero monthly from Classes 9 to 12. Children learning in each authorities and personal faculties will probably be entitled to this stipend.

The Jharkhand Government had mentioned it’s dedicated to rehabilitating kids orphaned by COVID-19 and introduced monetary help to the caretakers.