25kg of thin rice through ration shops: The government-sponsored Rs 2,000 financial assistance distribution program for teachers and staff working in private schools will begin on Tuesday. Private schools were closed due to the Corona epidemic and financially distressed teachers and staff were supported by CM KCR.
Cash assistance of Rs 2,000 per month will be available from Tuesday for those who have lost their jobs due to the closure of private schools due to corona. In addition to cash, teaching and non-teaching staff were identified as eligible to receive 25kg of thin rice. The cash will be credited to the beneficiaries’ accounts by the 24th of this month. A total of 1,24,704 beneficiaries were selected by the authorities across 33 districts.
Of these, 1,12,048 were teachers and 12,636 were the non-teaching staff. As many as 1,18,004 beneficiaries were selected till Sunday, while others were selected from other districts like Hyderabad, Rangareddy, and Medchal on Monday. This brings the number of beneficiaries to 1,24,704, officials said.
From today, While Rs. 2 thousand cash assistance will be credited in the accounts, 25 kg of rice will be distributed from Wednesday. The education department has already sanctioned Rs 32 crore for the cash assistance while the civil supplies department has made available 3,625 tonnes of thin rice. From the 21st to the 25th of this month, they will be given rice through ration shops.
As announced by the Telangana government last week. Today Corona is giving money to private teachers in the name of help. The government has decided to provide that benefit to all if there are two or three in each family. Authorities are enforcing. Teachers hit the road as private schools closed for a year. The government stepped in to help the teachers as they were deeply concerned that the school owners were charging fees but were not being paid.
When the government made the announcement last week, 2,06,345 people had applied for financial assistance. The government has invited applications till Monday evening. They have been selected as beneficiaries as they can help a total of 1 lakh 24 thousand people, officials said.