CM Jagan Launches YSR Kapu Nestham At His Camp Office
Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, launched the 'YSR Kapu Nestham' at his camp office today which aims to provide financial assistance to weavers.
The scheme was to be launched on 20th of this month, however, because of CM’s busy schedule, he had to shift the date for today. Under the scheme, Rs 15,000 per year will be provided to all the eligible women aged between 45 and 60 years for a period of five years.
The government plans to directly credit the amount into the bank accounts of beneficiaries. The Chief Minister also held a video-conference with them and said that around 2.36 lakh women will benefit through the scheme in the first year. The government allocated Rs 354 crore for the scheme in the first year.
This year, the scheme comes with extra benefit. It is that the ones who were not eligible for last year’s financial support even if they are eligible. The government has made them eligible this time to get benefit of the scheme.