Khattar's ₹50,000 grant for industrial workers' daughters' e-scooters

Khattar's ₹50,000 grant for industrial workers' daughters' e-scooters

Khattar announces ₹50,000 grant for daughters of industrial workers to purchase e-scooters

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has unveiled a series of incentives and welfare programs for industrial workers and their families in the state. These announcements were made on the birth anniversary of Vishwakarma and Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a state-level event at Shri Vishwakarma Skills University in Palwal.
One notable initiative is a financial assistance of ₹50,000 for college-going daughters of industrial workers to purchase electric scooters. Additionally, scholarships ranging from ₹10,000 to ₹21,000 will be provided to children of industrial workers pursuing education from Class 9 to medical degree programs.

Enhancements for workers

Khattar also raised the financial assistance for industrial workers to purchase bicycles from ₹3,000 to ₹5,000 and increased the grant for sewing machines for women workers from ₹3,500 to ₹4,500.

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Health and well-being:

To promote healthy eating habits among workers suffering from chronic diseases, a monthly stipend of ₹2,000 will be provided. The government will also establish ESI dispensaries in Fatehabad and Harsaru, Kadipur, and Wazirabad of Gurugram district to improve healthcare accessibility. ECG facilities will be made available in ESI dispensaries across the state.

Safe housing and skill development:

Recognizing the challenges faced by workers who frequently migrate for employment, the government plans to provide 500 flats each in Faridabad, Gurugram, Sonipat, and Yamunanagar districts in the first phase, ensuring safe and affordable housing options.

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Moreover, Shri Vishwakarma Skill University will launch the "Guru Shishya Kaushal Samman Yojana" to identify and certify the skill potential of 25,000 craftsmen, artisans, and informal sector workers. This initiative aims to promote skill-based apprenticeship training, benefiting 75,000 youths. Successful trainees will receive certificates, opening doors to higher salaries, self-employment, and entrepreneurship. The scheme, spanning five years, is being implemented at a cost of ₹208.66 crore.

These measures aim to improve the lives and prospects of industrial workers and their families in Haryana, fostering economic empowerment and skill development.

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