Chief Minister’s Covid-19 Affected Livelihood Support Scheme, Manipur

To provide assistance and ensure welfare of those people whose livelihood is majorly affected due to covid

On July 6, 2021, Manipur state cabinet approved “Chief Minister’s Covid-19 Affected Livelihood Support Scheme’ for supporting the people whose livelihood is affected due to covid pandemic. There are many people in Manipur who are extremely impacted economically due to the second wave of covid. Under this scheme government will provide a financial assistance of Rs. 5000 in two equal installments to the one beneficiary per family. This scheme would cover all the street vendors, daily wage workers, construction site workers, farmers, public transport drivers, school van drivers, artisans, shop assistants, etc. Financial assistance under this scheme will help the beneficiaries in their survival and help them maintain their standard of living. This is an important step taken by the state government for the welfare of the lower income group people in these tough times.

Overview:

Scheme name:Chief Minister’s Covid-19 Affected Livelihood Support Scheme
Scheme Under:Manipur Government
Approved By:Manipur state cabinet
Date of Approval:July 6, 2021
Implementation Under:State Social Welfare Department
Eligible Beneficiaries:Street vendors, daily wage workers, construction site workers, farmers, public transport drivers, school van drivers, artisans, shop assistants, weavers, performing artists, etc
Benefit:Financial assistance of Rs. 5000 in two equal installments
Objective:To provide assistance and ensure welfare of those people whose livelihood is majorly affected due to covid

Objectives and Benefits:

  • The main objective of the initiative is to provide financial assistance to the people whose small businesses and livelihood in the state is majorly affected due to covid
  • Under the initiative, a financial assistance of Rs. 5000 will be given to one beneficiary per family
  • The amount of assistance will be given to the beneficiaries in 2 equal installments, directly transferred into the concerned bank account
  • It aims to ensure welfare of the family in these tough times
  • It will thereby help the beneficiaries to survive and maintain a basic standard of living
  • This initiative is for welfare and social security of the people having small businesses or belong to lower income groups and their families in these tough and unprecedented times across the state

Key Points:

  • Manipur government approved Chief Minister’s Covid-19 Affected Livelihood Support Scheme for the people with small businesses or belonging to lower income groups, whose livelihood is majorly affected due to covid pandemic
  • The second wave of covid pandemic has majorly affected the livelihood and survival of a lot many people in the state
  • Thus, to help such people the state government has come up with this scheme
  • This scheme was approved by the state cabinet on July 6, 2021
  • Implementation of the scheme will be under State Social Welfare Department
  • Under the scheme, a financial assistance of Rs. 5000 will be provided to the beneficiaries
  • The eligible beneficiaries under the scheme are street vendors, daily wage workers, construction site workers, farmers, public transport drivers, school van drivers, artisans, shop assistants, weavers, performing artists, home-based businesses and others
  • The amount of assistance will be provided to the beneficiaries in 2 equal installments
  • Amount will be directly transferred to the bank account of the beneficiary
  • One beneficiary per family will be eligible for availing the benefit
  • This scheme aims at helping the people to cope with the tough situations
  • It aims at supporting people to survive and maintain a basic standard of living
  • The second wave of Covid-19 pandemic has severely affected livelihood of lot of people in the state and thus state government is taking efforts to provide assistance in these tough and unprecedented times
  • It will turn out to be a boon, thereby ensuring welfare and social security of the beneficiaries and their families

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