Rs 4000 for Rain Relief for All Ration Card Holders in UT

The Puducherry government began crediting the rain relief assistance of Rs 4,000 in the bank accounts of affected families in Puducherry and Karaikal region of the Union Territory affected by the recent floods from Wednesday. The process is set to be completed by Friday. those ration card holders

As per the announcement made by  Chief Minister N Rangasamy, the first instance Rs 97,13,92,000 has been released to the State Bank of India (SBI) for making payments to 2,42,848 ration card holders, who have already linked their Aadhaar to their ration cards and bank accounts, said a release from the Director of Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs P Priyatarshny.

The beneficiaries can check the particulars in the website of the Department of Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (http ://dcsca.puducherry.gov.in). By entering the ration card number, the beneficiary can check the status of the receipt of the assistance. The card holders who have not submitted their Aadhaar and bank account details earlier, will have to approach the Civil supplies department along with required copy of documents for making necessary entries in this regard to avail the rain relief assistance.

Meanwhile, the distribution of free mixies and grinders to all ration card holders would be taken up constituency-wise for which the administration will set up four to five centres in each constituency, said the CM.

CM added that the Puducherry administration has taken a decision to provide an assistance of Rs 4000 to the construction workers.