Children who have lost their parents to Coronavirus will get a monthly stipend worth Rs 4,000 a month, announced Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This will be disbursed become neath the PM CARES for Children Scheme that will likewise offer educational loans to such kids.
Amid a slew of measures to support children who lost their parents to the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi issued a passbook of PM CARES for children, and health cards under Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. These children will get free treatment up to Rs 5 lakh beneath the Ayushman Bharat insurance scheme.
Taking to kids by means of video conferencing the PM said, “I am taking for you not your Prime Minister but as a member of your family.” Expressing his condolences for lost lives, Modi said, “I understand how troublesome the situation is for individuals who’ve lost their family group members through the Covid-19 pandemic.”