PM Garib Kalyan Yojana has been introduced by the Central Government on 26th March 2020. To combat Covid-19 PMGKY has been initiated by the government to help the poor and needy ones. Around 1.7 Lakh crore budget has been set up by the Government to help all the wage workers, below poverty line families, widowers, Doctors and nurses, handicapped and SHG’s. Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Yojana is beneficial to all those citizens who are finding really difficult to survive during Covid-19 Lockdown. This phase was unexpected by the whole nation but its consequences were very well known by the government. For that only Government has different schemes for different citizens eligible for that.
Under PMGKY-Ujjwala, the Cabinet has decided to extend the deadline to take advantage of PM Garib Kalyan scheme for Ujjwala beneficiaries up to 3 months. The extension will come into effect from 1 July.
PM Garib Kalyan Yojana 2020
All the eligible beneficiaries need to overlook the below-given details as it will help them to understand how Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Yojana 2020 will work. There are a couple of schemes that come under PMGKY. Around 3 crore families who are poor and comes under BPL, as well as wage workers, are benefited from PMGKY. The government has set up to 31,000 crore budget to help the needy ones. In the current pandemic situation, daily wages and poor categories peoples are concern about food and basic things of life.
Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Yojana – PMGKY Overview
|Jan Dhan Account Holders||Rupees 500 Rupees will deposit in the bank accounts for the next three months|
|Constructor workers||Around 31000 crore budget will help them|
|Disabled person, widowers, senior citizen, disabled ones||1000 Rupees will be deposited further in their account for the next three months|
|EPF||24% that will be 12% +12% will be deposited by the government for three months|
|SHGs||Around 10 Lakh Collateral Loan will be passed for them|
|Farmers who are registered under PM Kisan Yojana||Total 6000 Rupees will be given to them. 2000 Rupees as an Installment.|
|Ujjawala Scheme||Gas cylinder to be free for the next three months|
|Nurses and Doctors (Corona Warriors)||50 Lakh Rupees Insurance|
|Ration Card Holder||5 Kg ration free of cost|
PM Garib Kalyan Anna Scheme
As mentioned above there are various types of schemes introduced by the government to combat Covid-19. On 26th March the Finance Minister of India addresses the media and said that in each and every yojana the sole motto of government is to help the poor and needy ones. In this difficult phase, no family of the country should get deprived of essentials and commodities used in day to day life.
What are the Benefits of PM Garib Kalyan Yojana?
Here are the number of benefits described below, read carefully:
a) Health workers are certainly corona warriors currently. They are working 24*7 to make health conditions better in our country. The government has introduced 50 Lakh rupee’s risk coverage for all the doctors and nurses. This risk coverage will available and corona warriors can avail it anytime in the next three months.
b) 5 Kg of ration free of cost to all the families who are below the poverty line and under AAY. No families or the individual has to pay a single penny to purchase ration. Pulses and flours will be available to them totally by the government.
- MNERGA workers wage has been revised by Rupees 20. Earlier it was 182 rupees and now it is 202 per day for all the MNERGA workers.
- Farmers will get 6000 Rupees who are registered under PM Kisan Yojana. Rupees 2000 as an installment will be deposited to every farmer’s account.
Frequently Asked Questions for PMGKY
There are many queries of some individuals and readers regarding PMGKY, which are as follows:
Q. Only BPL and AYY families are benefited by PMGKY?
A. Yes, certainly these families are highly benefited from Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Yojana. Other families are financially secure to take care of their family members.
Q. Do I need to give money if I am registered under Ujjawala Scheme?
A. No, if you are registered under Government Ujjawala Scheme then you don’t have to pay a single penny.
Q. When will I get the next installment from the government? I am registered under PM Kisan Yojana.
A. The government has recently updated the list on its official website. They have sent the first installment in all the farmer’s accounts.
Q. Any benefits for APL (Above Poverty Line) Families?
A. Well, until now we have not encountered any Yojana for APL families.
We will update more information regarding PM Garib Kalyan Yojana and all other schemes initiated by the Government. Till then stay tuned.