Chandigarh- While the federal government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann is continually working for the welfare of each class, it’s also repeatedly targeted on the welfare of the Scheduled Castes. The Punjab authorities has launched an quantity of Rs. 29.14 crore from the finances of the present monetary yr beneath the Ashirwad scheme for Scheduled Castes.
Divulging on this regard, Social Justice, Empowerment and Minorities Minister Dr. Baljit Kaur said that with the discharge of this quantity, 5715 beneficiaries of scheduled castes for March 2023 have been coated. She mentioned that these 5715 beneficiaries had been authorized primarily based on the suggestions acquired from the district-level committee.
The cupboard minister added that to be eligible for the advantages of the Ashirwad scheme, the applicant must be a everlasting citizen of Punjab state, their household must be under the poverty line, the applicant ought to belong to Scheduled Caste, Backward Classes, and different economically weaker households, and all members of the family ought to meet the eligibility standards. If the annual earnings from all sources is lower than Rs 32, 790, two daughters of such households are eligible to profit from this scheme.
The Minister additional highlighted that the Punjab Government is repeatedly working for the welfare of the Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes, and Economically Weaker Sections.
She talked about that the monetary help is straight deposited into the financial institution accounts of the beneficiaries.