Around 32 crore people receive benefits under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package


Government has provided over Rs 28,000 crore support through Direct Benefit Transfer to around 32 crore beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan relief package announced in view of the COVID-19 outbreak. 

In a tweet, Finance Ministry said, around Rs 14,000 crore have been directly transferred to approximately 7 crore farmers under PM - KISAN scheme and Rs 10,000 crore to over 19 crore PMJDY women account holders and Rs 3,000 crore to 2 crore building and other construction workers till yesterday. Over Rs 1400 crore have been transferred in the accounts of around three crore divyangs, senior citizens and aged widows as well.


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