Updated: Jul 6
Announcing the launch of the scheme, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who a ..
NEW DELHI: The Arvind Kejriwal government on Wednesday announced free travel for registered construction workers in public buses, a move that will benefit over 10 lakh people in the national capital.
Announcing the launch of the scheme, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who also holds the labour department portfolio, distributed free bus passes to 100 construction workers.
"Ten lakh workers have been registered in Delhi. In the last one year, the Kejriwal government distributed Rs 600 crore among the 10 lakh registered workers (under various welfare schemes), which is the highest amount distributed among workers in the entire country,” Sisodia said addressing a gathering of beneficiaries.
SOURCE: ET REALITY