Ranchi: Under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana for the next three months women who have accounts under Jan Dhan Yojana will be given Rs 500 per month so that they can buy essential items.
The benefits of the scheme will be passed on to all the women of the state who have accounts under Jan Dhan Yojana. Keeping into account the threats possessed by Coronavirus and ensure easy withdrawal of funds it has been decided that on the basis of the last number of the account they would be asked to come in the banks.
To make sure that there are not much crowds in the banks and ATMS it has been decided to fix separate days for the women. The state government and SLBC have urged the women to withdraw the money only when they need it or use other alternative options of Bank Mitras and ATMs.
Additional Chief Secretary of Finance Department KK Khandelwal has directed all the DCs and the SPs to make sure that during withdrawal of money from the banks social distancing is maintained.