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Puducherry: Govt amends scheme rules for disbursal of ban relief assistance to fishermen June 26,2020   |  Source: UNI India

The Government has amended the scheme rules of “ Welfare and Relief for Fishermen during Lean season and natural calamities” for disbursal of ban relief assistance to the fishermen. Ms Purva Garg, Secretary (Fisheries) in a release on Thursday night said, with the approval of the Lt.Governor, a sub-clause “Benefit under this scheme shall not be denied only on the ground that head of family or family member is a recipient of Old Age Pension (OAP)”, is added to the scheme. The amendment has been done subject to the condition that the benefit should be released by DBT mode.

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