MP govt to provide INR 40,000 aid to labourers for purchasing e-scooters: CM Yadav

Source : PTI | Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Mohan Yadav on Sunday announced that the state would provide financial assistance of INR 40,000 to labourers buying electric scooters. The CM made the announcement while speaking before the inauguration of the airport terminal in Gwalior earlier in the day.

“We have raised the financial assistance amount to INR 4 lakh from the current INR 1 lakh in case of death of labourers or (them suffering) physical disabilities,” he said.

Workers will be provided with an assistance of INR 40,000 to buy e-scooters, he said, also announcing a hike in the wages of labourers of various categories.

The monthly wages of unskilled labourers are being increased to INR 11,450, semi-skilled to INR 12,446 and agricultural labourers to INR 9,160, the CM said.

Earlier, Yadav unveiled the statue of Vijayaraje Scindia, one of the founders of the ruling BJP, along with Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and other leaders.