|CM Kejriwal Announces Free Education For Kids
Children whose parents died because of COVID-19 will get Rs. 2,500 per month (till they turn 25) and their education will be paid for by the Delhi government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said Tuesday. “There are 72 lakh ration card holders in Delhi and they are given 5 kg ration by the government every month. This month, the ration will be given free of cost," Delhi CM said.
“An additional 5 kg of free ration is being given by the Central government. So they are being given 10 kg free ration this month,” CM added."Not everyone has a ration card and they can't be issued at such short notice... so, in good faith whoever says they need free ration because they are poor, will get it," he added.
On Sunday, Kejriwal had extended the COVID-induced lockdown till May 24 with several experts attributing the lockdown to be the main factor behind the dip in cases.