DC Udhampur releases second installment of Covid-19 relief
Udhampur: Deputy Commissioner Udhampur, Indu Kanwal Chib today released financial assistance to the tune of Rs. 1,25,95,000 as 2nd installment of Covid relief @ Rs. 1000 for 12595 active registered construction workers.
The amount has been disbursed to registered workers through DBT mode.
The Jammu and Kashmir Government, on the orders of LG, had decided to pay Rs 2000 each to registered construction workers in two installments in the month of May and June, 2021 to provide them some succor in absence of work amid the Covid restrictions
Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Commissioner Udhampur said that the first installment of Covid relief has already been disbursed by the Labour Department in the month of May, 2021 through DBT.
In addition to the above, an amount of Rs. 2,05,000/- on account of death assistance was also released in favour of Guddi Devi(dependent) W/O Late Kaku Ram registered worker R/o Village Badhole Tehsil Ramnagar .
Deputy Commissioner Udhampur emphasized on generating mass awareness among the construction workers about various schemes being implemented by the labour department in the district so that they can avail maximum benefits of various welfare schemes.
Assistant Labour Commissioner, Pradyot Gupta informed that the financial assistance has been provided by the Labour Department under Building and other Construction Workers Welfare Board (JKBOCWWB) schemes.