A great news for the tea works of Assam. The Assam government will deposit Rs 3000 in the bank accounts of more than eight lakh plantation workers in November this year. Stating this, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma the state government Rs 2,500 deposited in their bank accounts in 2017-18 and 2018-19 as part of the scheme, but which was suspended in the last year.
Sarma said the scheme was not implemented in 2019-2020, but will take place in 2020-21 in order to reach eight bank accounts workers.While 6,33,411 lakh plantation workers were opened in 2017-18, in the following year it increased to 7,15,979.The state government will increase the amount deposited in these accounts to Rs. 3000 and will be held on November 15.
Sarma also said that the construction of 120 new secondary schools in the tea gardens has already begun and is expected to start classes in April the next year.He also said the Swami Vivekananda Youth Empowerment Yojana, announced in 2017-18, no we saw much success due to the lack of cooperation from the banks, but has now been redesigned to become young entrepreneurs help.
The scheme, formerly under the Department of Industries and Commerce, will now be implemented by the Department of Finance, with the help of the deputy commissioners, select the beneficiaries.As by the scheme, the government will provide Rs 50,000 each of the members NGOs, farmers or self-help groups that have registered before September 1.