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Uttar Pradesh govt transfers cash to nearly 600,000 daily earners

The payment to the remaining beneficiaries would be made as and when their details are collated

Virendra Singh Rawat 

Yogi Adityanath
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath formally launched the transfer of the relief amount through public sector Allahabad Bank

The on Tuesday started providing cash to daily wage earners.

In the first phase of the cash handout scheme, it has transferred Rs 1,000 each to nearly 600,000 beneficiaries, totalling Rs 60 crore, directly into their bank accounts.

Chief Minister formally launched the transfer of the relief amount through public sector Allahabad Bank.

The payment to the remaining beneficiaries would be made as and when their details are collated, said UP additional chief secretary Avanish Kumar Awasthi.

First Published: Wed, March 25 2020. 01:00 IST
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