Financial assistance scheme to street vendors and hawkers

Welfare of the street vendors and hawkers across the state

CMO Karnataka Mr. Yediyurappa launched a scheme on June 8, 2021 to provide financial assistance to street vendors and hawkers across the state. This scheme was launched virtually in a video meeting. Under this scheme a financial assistance of Rs. 2000 will be provided to the street vendors and hawkers. All the street vendors registered under Deendayal Antyodaya National Urban Livelihood Scheme will mainly be covered. The amount of assistance will directly be transferred by the government to the bank accounts of the of the beneficiaries. This financial assistance is announced mainly for the welfare of the street vendors.

Scheme Overview:

Scheme name:Financial assistance scheme to street vendors and hawkers
Scheme Under:Karnataka Government
Launch Date:June 8, 2021
Launched by:CM Yediyurappa
Beneficiaries:Street Vendors and hawkers
Benefit:Financial assistance of Rs. 2,000/-
Objective:Welfare of the street vendors and hawkers across the state

Objectives and Benefits:

  • The main objective of the scheme is welfare of the street vendors and hawkers across the state
  • Under this scheme, a financial assistance of Rs. 2,000/- will be provided to the beneficiaries
  • It aims to protect the rural vendors the vicious debt circle rather government will directly provide them a financial assistance
  • All beneficiaries registered under Deendayal Antyodaya National Urban Livelihood Scheme will mainly benefit through this scheme
  • Amount if assistance will be transferred to the beneficiary account through direct bank transfer
  • This also aims to ensure social and financial security of the street vendors and hawkers in the pandemic situations

Scheme Details:

  • Karnataka government started a financial assistance scheme for the street vendors and hawkers across the state
  • This announcement was made by CM Yediyurappa on June 8, 2021 in a video meeting with ASHA workers
  • Under this scheme financial assistance of Rs. 2000 will be provided to the beneficiaries
  • Amount will be transferred through direct bank transfer
  • Financial assistance through this scheme aims at welfare of the street vendors and hawkers in the state
  • Similar scheme was launched in 2020 for the street vendors and the assistance amount was accordingly transferred
  • Last year only 1,91,684 beneficiaries got the benefit under that scheme
  • Those beneficiaries who had their bank accounts linked to Aadhaar cards got the amount transferred in their bank accounts
  • The remaining beneficiaries are yet to get the amount transferred as the process of linking their bank accounts with their Aadhaar cards is going on
  • In the video meeting CM praised the ASHA workers for their constant efforts for helping people throughout the pandemic
  • He announced a financial assistance of Rs. 3000/- to the ASHA workers as a token of care and appreciation for their selfless contribution

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