Source: NDTV Education
The Delhi Government has announced Rs 2,500 every month to those children orphaned due to Covid-19, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said. Mr. Kejriwal also said that free education will be provided to those children and the amount of Rs 2,500 will be provided to them till they attain the age of 25 years while addressing a press conference today.
“Children who lost their parents because of Corona, all such children should not think of themselves as lonely and helpless, I stand with them all the time,” said the Chief Minister
“Up to the age of 25, in addition to lump-sum compensation Rs 2,500 will be given to every child every month and their education will be free,” he added.
Earlier the Delhi Government had announced free education to children who have lost their parents to Covid-19. Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Jharkhand Governments as well had previously announced financial support and free education for children whose parents died of Covid-19.