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Raj: Silicosis-affected families to get benefit of Palanhar scheme

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Press Trust of India Jaipur
The Rajasthan government has decided to extend the benefit of the Palanhar scheme to the children of those suffering from silicosis, a lung disease.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has given his approval for the proposal, which will benefit 15, 828 children of silicosis-affected families in the state, a statement said.
Under the Palanhar scheme of the Social Justice and Empowerment Department, the state government provides a grant of Rs 500 per month per child between 0-6 years and Rs 1,000 per month per child aged between 1-18 years.

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First Published: Jan 28 2020 | 8:45 PM IST

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