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Puducherry: BPL families to get cash equivalent to garments via DBT mode

 

  • Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Dr Kiran Bedi has sanctioned an expenditure of Rs.11.57 crore towards release of cash assistance  through Didifferentiaterect Benefit Transfer in lieu of distribution of garments to BPL family card holders for 2020-21.
  • According to a Raj Nivas release, this would benefit about 1.35 lakh Below Poverty Line family card holders. 
  • An amount of Rs.900 each will be remitted into the account of  the BPL families by Direct Benefit Transfer mode, as mandated by the central govt.