The Maharashtra government announced a financial package of Rs. 5,476 crore for the weaker section of the people.
Announcing the strict restrictions to break the chain of virus, to be imposed this evening from 8 pm till May 1, 2021, he said, beneficiaries of the food security act will be provided three kg of wheat and 2 kg of rice.
Thackeray said, in the weaker section category financial aid will be provided to families below the poverty line, senior citizens, widows, divyaang, workers from the unorganized sector, autorickshaw drivers, Besides, 12 lakh registered construction workers and 25 lakh domestic helps will also be given financial aid.
The Chief Minister said that during the 15-day lockdown health facilities at the district levels will be augmented and the government has allocated Rs. 3,300 crore for it.