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Chhattisgarh government launches financial scheme for labourers

About 36 lakh registered labourers unorganized sector in Chhattisgarh are expected to benefit under the new scheme.

india Updated: Jan 01, 2020 21:10 IST
Ritesh Mishra
Ritesh Mishra
Hindustan Times, Raipur
Under this scheme launched by CM Bhupesh Baghel, on the death of a registered labourer at work, financial aid of Rs 1 lakh will be provided to the family members
Under this scheme launched by CM Bhupesh Baghel, on the death of a registered labourer at work, financial aid of Rs 1 lakh will be provided to the family members(PTI)
         

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Wednesday launched a financial scheme for the labourers of the state.

Under the scheme, Mukhyamantri Nirman Shramik Mrityu Evam Divyang Sahayta Yojana, on the death of a registered labourer at work, financial aid of Rs 1 lakh will be provided to the family members.

“The aim is to help the labourers of the state. A financial aid of Rs 50,000 will be provided in case of disability caused to a registered labourer due to accident at work,” said Baghel talking to the mediapersons on Wednesday morning.

A senior IAS officer said there are about 36 lakh registered labourers unorganized sector in Chhattisgarh which will be benefited under the new schemes.