With the spread of the corona virus (Kovid-19), many people are unable to fill their stomachs, due to lack of money, making it difficult for them to eat and drink. The epidemic has had a negative impact on the Lingayat community. In view of this problem, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has allocated Rs 1,500 as an immediate help to each and every person in the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic.
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The government is alerting NGOs about allowances
The government has asked NGOs and community-based organizations (CBOs) to work on gender issues. The ministry said the financial aid would help the Lingayat community meet their daily needs.
Apply this way to get Rs 1500
After providing the basic details, Aadhaar and bank account number, anyone can apply for financial assistance on behalf of a Linguistic Person or a Linguistic Person in the form of a CBO at https://forms.gle/H3BcREPCy3nG6TpH7.
The form is available on the website of the National Institute of Social Security, an autonomous body under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
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Lingayats are given financial aid and ration kits
Explain that at the beginning of last year, the ministry provided similar financial aid and ration kits to transgender people during the lockdown. A total of Rs 98.50 lakh has been spent for this purpose, benefiting around 7000 Lingayatas across the country.
Consultancy Services Helpline
In addition, a free helpline for Lingayats has also been announced. From here they can get mental support and mental health. They can join experts at this helpline number 8882133897. This helpline operates Monday to Saturday from 11 am to 1 pm and from 3 pm to 5 pm.