Chief Minister Shri Ashok Gehlot met the children who lost their parents due to COVID-19 pandemic at his residence on Friday (on the occasion of Diwali). He interacted with more than 200 children from all over the state to know their well being and listened to their problems. He said that the state government was taking care of the orphaned children with full commitment. He inspired the children to study and work hard to dream and fulfill them. He said that the state government is standing with you in every hour.
Shri Gehlot said that challenges keep coming in life. The cycle of happiness and sorrow also continues. We still have to move forward and work tirelessly to achieve our goals. After this Shri Gehlot had food with the children and presented gifts.
Chief Minister interacted with the children-
Shri Gehlot interacted with the children and inquired about the situation after Kovid. The children shared their experiences and expressed their gratitude for the help being provided by the state government. On this occasion, Shri Gehlot directed the officers to make afresh the Janadhar cards of the orphaned children so that they get the benefits of the schemes on time. Along with this, he also instructed to get the problems faced by the children and their families to be resolved quickly.
Priya and Payal from Alwar: ‘Very happy to be at the Chief Minister’s residence. Thank you lakhs and lakhs for your support by understanding our difficult situations and for supporting us. We were left alone after my parents left. But we were supported by the government, showed us the way to live and encouraged us to move forward by paying for our education. For this we would like to thank the Chief Minister. We got immediate one-time assistance of Rs.1 lakh by the government on time. Sometime back, on attaining the age of 18 years, assistance of Rs.5 lakh has also been received.
Sonu Bairwa from Tonk: ‘I am a first year student and want to become a soldier. I was very happy when the officials told me that you have sent an invitation to the Chief Minister’s residence for the Diwali festival. I have come to know about all the schemes being run by you through social media. Glad to meet you.’
Divyanshi from Dungarpur: ‘Honorable Chief Minister, your plans have helped us a lot. I hope you will continue to help us like this in future also.
Similarly, Jaya Rathod from Pali, Mahavir Singh from Kota, Sahiba and Jania Sindhi from Bhilwara, Ashish Sahu and Yukti Sharma from Ajmer also shared their experiences with the Chief Minister. On this occasion, music, dance, band playing, magic show and many other entertainment programs were organized for the children. The Chief Minister enjoyed entertainment with the children and also enjoyed various games.
It is noteworthy that due to the Kovid-19 epidemic, the State Government, showing sensitivity to provide economic, social and educational support to the orphaned children, widows and their children, had announced Mukhyamantri Corona Sahayata Yojana, which will be implemented from June 25, 2021 in the entire state. implemented in.
Under the scheme, a lump sum and other assistance of Rs. 1 lakh has been given to each orphan boy/girls as immediate assistance and a lump sum assistance of Rs. 5 lakh has been given to him on attaining the age of 18 years. Under this scheme, along with immediate assistance of Rs. 1 lakh, a pension of Rs. 1500 per month is also being given to the widowed women. Similarly, Rs 1000 per month and Rs 2000 per year are being given to widow’s children till the age of 18 years.
On this occasion, Education Minister Shri B.D. Kalla, Autonomous Government Minister Shri Shanti Dhariwal, Health Minister Shri Parsadi Lal Meena, Water Minister Shri Mahesh Joshi, Public Works Minister Shri Bhajan Lal Jatav, Women and Child Development Minister Smt. Mamta Bhupesh, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Shri Tikaram Julie, Minister of State for Home Shri. Rajendra Singh Yadav, Technical Education Minister Mr. Subhash Garg, RCA President Mr. Vaibhav Gehlot, Agriculture Minister Mr. Lalchand Kataria, MLA Mr. Amin Kagji, State Child Rights Protection Commission Chairman Mrs. Sangeeta Beniwal, officers of various departments and parents of children were present.
Chief Minister Corona Assistance Scheme-
In order to provide economic, social and educational support to the orphaned children, widowed women and their children in the state due to Kovid-19, the Chief Minister Corona Sahayata Yojana was implemented in the entire state from June 25, 2021.
- Immediate one-time assistance of Rs.1 lakh to each boy/girl.
2500 rupees monthly assistance till the age of 18 years.
5 lakh assistance on attaining the age of 18 years.
- Free assistance/residential school/hostel to orphan children.
- Priority in admission of college girl students in social welfare hostels.
- Benefit of Ambedkar DBT voucher scheme for housing facility to college going students and priority in unemployment allowance under Mukhyamantri Yuva Sambal Yojana.
Rs. 1500 per month pension to widow women with immediate assistance of Rs. 1 lakh.
1000 rupees per month and 2000 rupees per annum payable to the widow’s children till the age of 18 years.
Facilities provided so far
2.99 crore assistance has been given to 231 orphan children till October 2022. 8.62 crore is being spent on the children of 8329 widows.
143.09 crore is being spent on 12601 widow women.
1.55 tax under corona assistance scheme.