Minister for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Okay.S. Eshwarappa has mentioned 1.07 lakh construction workers within the district will get a reduction quantity of ₹3,000 every. The quantity, offered as compensation for the loss they suffered in the course of the lockdown owing to COVID-19, might be credited to their accounts instantly.
At a press convention in Shivamogga on Saturday, Mr. Eshwarappa mentioned a complete quantity of ₹21.61 croreshad been transferred to 72,065 workers. Of that, the quantity transferred to 11,040 individuals was not credited owing to technical glitches. They would get the quantity in the event that they hyperlink their accounts to the Aadhar quantity.
The Labour Department has additionally offered meals kits for the workers. The distribution of kits has begun in Shivamogga City Corporation limits, the place 10,850 workers keep put. The beneficiaries would get the kits within the respective wards of the company. Nine groups of officers had been constituted to make sure the distribution of meals kits, he mentioned.
Hassan Mayor Sunita Annappa, Corporation Commissioner Chidananda Vatare and others have been current.