Punjab Govt offered financial help to construction workers due to outbreak of COVID-19

Punjab Govt offered financial help to construction workers due to outbreak of COVID-19

Due to the increasing number of suspected cases of COVID-19 in Punjab, the government has decided to extend the idea of ‘Janata Curfew.’ In this regard, the state authorities have decided to offer financial help to each construction worker of the state as the work has stopped. Other than this, social security pension and other facilities would be offered by the state government to help common people at the time of distress. The following part of the article talks about how the workers can get financial help from the state government.

Launch details

Immediate relief has been announced in Punjab
Amount to be given under the relief Rupees 3000
Beneficiaries of the relief  Registered construction workers of Punjab
Mode of payment Beneficiary amount would be credited to the linked bank account 
Amount allotment for the financial help Rupees 96 crores
Announcement has been made by  Punjab CM Amarinder Singh
Money transfer would be facilitated by Labor department of the state

 Key features of the announcement

  • Announcement by Punjab CM – The announcement has been made by Punjab CM to offer immediate financial help to construction workers.