181 construction workers received claims under the maternity scheme. 131 workers received claims under the education scheme. 51 under the pension scheme, and about 52 workers under the funeral and death scheme.
On Thursday i.e, February 18, the Delhi government donated Rs 3.17 crore to 487 construction workers under several welfare schemes. The cheques handed over to the recipients by Manish Sisodia (Deputy Chief Minister and Labour minister) at an event held at the Delhi Secretariat.
Manish Sisodia considered and eased the grant-giving process for construction workers. It applies to those who are registered under the Delhi Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board.
Deputy Chief Minister said:- “It is the government’s duty to provide assistance to those in need. “Delhi government is always available to the needy people. Every construction worker in Delhi, whether a contractor or a laborer, should have faith that my government always stands with them in difficult times. The people of Delhi should have such level of confidence in the government.” he further added.
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Delhi Government disburses money under different types of schemes–
181 construction workers received claims under the maternity scheme. 131 workers received claims under the education scheme. 51 under the pension scheme, and about 52 workers under the funeral and death scheme. Those who comes under such category schemes but didn’t receive the claims need to call on 1076 number. A government official from the department would come to their home to verify documents for the registration process.
After the registration, the applicants can receive approximately Rs 34,000- Rs 50,000 for the marriage of their son or daughter. About Rs 2,00,000 for accidental death, Rs 1,00,000 for natural death, and Rs 1,00,000 for disability. Around Rs 500- Rs 11,000 for education purpose, Rs 2000- Rs 10,000 for healthcare, Rs 30,000 for maternal healthcare, and approximately 10,000 rupees for final rites.