Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Explains the benefits for the workers affected by the lock down.He added that special assistance schemes would be implemented through various welfare fund boards.
Abkari Labor Welfare Fund Board:
5000 cash assistance for workers in closed bars and Rs 10,000 as interest free loan.
Motor Workers Welfare Fund Board:
Stage Carriage / Contract Carriage, Rs. 5000 for Bus Workers, Rs. 3500 for Goods Vehicles,
2000 for Autorickshaw and Tractor Workers and Rs. 1000 for Automobile Workshop Workers. There are 9,54,242 workers registered with the Motor Workers Welfare Fund.
Kerala Weed Industry Workers Welfare Fund Board: Interest free loan of Rs 10,000 each. 5000 additional loan in case of lockdown.
WEIGHT WELFARE WELFARE FUND BOARD: Wages will be granted as advance to cover wage losses. 30 crores of bonus items will be distributed by April 14. 2,43,504 workers benefit.
Kerala Shops and Commercial Establishment Workers’ Welfare Fund Board: Allowance of Rs. If any of the active members of the welfare fund are affected by corona, they can get a grant of Rs 10,000. Rs 5000 assistance to Coroner suspects in homes / hospitals.
Eligible applicant’s name, membership number, address, age, date of birth, date of enrollment in the scheme, partial payment period, bank account number, branch, IFSC code, mobile number etc. Project Membership Card, last receipt receipt, bank passbook (including IFSC code) and Aadhaar card along with photocopy must be submitted directly or by email before 30th April. E-mail ID – [email protected], for more information contact 0495 – 2378480, 9446831080, 9497303031.
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