Question: ‘Nirman Kusuma’ programme recently launched by Odisha government is related to which of the following section of society?
(b)Children of construction workers
(c)Daily wage workers in farms
(d)Employees of service sector
- Recently Government of Odisha has launched the programme ‘Nirman Kusuma’. This program would help fulfil the dreams of a construction worker’s children.
- As per this initiative the children of Construction workers will get financial assistance for their education in Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and polytechnics.
- While an ITI student will be entitled to get financial assistance of Rs. 23,600 a year; a diploma student will get 26,300 per annum. A total of 1,878 students will get benefit from the programme.
- The state government has doubled the death benefits for the construction workers. Accidental benefit has also been doubled from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 2 lakh.
By Ramayan Upadhyay