COVID-19 Affected Livelihood Support Scheme

The COVID-19 Affected Livelihood Support Scheme was launched by Manipur Chief Minister to aid those who suffer the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic. Under this scheme, the beneficiaries will be provided with direct transfer of Rs.5,000 in two equal installments. It was approved by the State Cabinet in July
The scheme seeks to benefit those who are suffering adverse economic conditions because of severe dislocations caused by the pandemic. The first installment, worth around Rs.1.56 crore, was disbursed by the government. The beneficiaries included artists, street vendors and drivers. The second installment will be disbursed within next month.

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