Andhra CM Launches 'Jagananna Chedodu' Scheme For Tailors, Barbers And Washermen
Andhra CM Launches 'Jagananna Chedodu' Scheme For Tailors, Barbers And Washermen

Andhra CM Launches ‘Jagananna Chedodu’ Scheme For Tailors, Barbers And Washermen

  • Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday launched the ‘Jagananna Chedodu’ scheme to provide financial assistance to tailors, barbers and washermen.
  • According to an official release, Rs 10,000 was provided to 2.47 lakh beneficiaries by transferring a total amount of Rs 247 crores directly into their bank accounts under the unencumbered mode, which does not allow the bankers to deduct this amount towards previous loans of the beneficiaries if any.
  • “We have seen how these sections have suffered during the lockdown. On August 3, when the schools reopen we are giving Vidya Deevena kit, which includes three pairs of uniform, shoes, socks, books, bags. We are providing cloth sufficient for three pairs of uniform to the students,” Reddy said.
  • Under this scheme, shopkeepers, Nayi Brahmins and tailors will get Rs. 10,000 each. The amount will be deposited directly into their bank accounts.
  • In the first phase, 2,47,040 beneficiaries will be provided financial assistance among which 1,25,926 tailors, 82,347 laundry men and 38,767 Nayi Brahmins. As many as Rs. 247 crore would be credited to the beneficiaries bank accounts at Rs 10,000 each.

About Andhra Pradesh-

Andhra Pradesh, formerly known as Andhra State, is a state in the south-eastern coastal region of India. It is the seventh largest state by area covering an area of 162,975 km² and tenth-most populous state, with 49,386,799 inhabitants. It has the second-longest coastline after Gujarat of about 974 km.

  • Capital– Amaravati
  • Governor– Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

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