The Finance Ministry has allocated Rs 5 billion to be spent at the local level in order to provide monetary incentives to disadvantaged families.


On Tuesday, the Ministry of Finance approved a budget for the distribution of cash incentives to impoverished households impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a press release.

500,000 low-income households will receive cash grants of ,000 apiece, according to Finance Secretary Madhu Kumar Marasini, who stated that the Ministry has given consent to send Rs 5 billion to the local level to fund the program.

In order to provide cash incentives to low-income families, the Ministry has Rs 5 billion in funding. “Now that the decks been cleared, it is up to the local level to deliver funds to the needy families,” he explained. ”

A program to offer financial grants of Rs 10,000 apiece to 500,000 poor households impacted by the Covid-19 outbreak was included in the current fiscal year’s budget, according to the government.

The has previously developed working procedure 2078 for the distribution of monetary incentives to impoverished families who been by Covid-10 in order to ensure the of the same program.

According to the working method, those who wish to participate in the program should workers in the unorganized sector who lost their jobs as a result of the epidemic have not found new employment.

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