Income Up To Rs 1.8 Lakh Under Below Poverty Line Category: Haryana Chief Minister
Haryana households with a total annual income of Rs 1.8 lakh will be included in the below-poverty-line category families from April 2021, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Saturday.
Mr Khattar made the announcement about raising households' income limit for their inclusion in the BPL category from the existing Rs 1.2 lakh to Rs 1.8 lakh from the next fiscal while addressing a state-level function on the occasion of the 644th birth anniversary of Guru Ravidas.
From April 1, 2021, the annual income slab of BPL families will be increased from Rs 1.2 lakh to Rs 1.8 lakh, he said.
The chief minister also announced amendments in three other state welfare schemes including the one for financial assistance of Rs 50,000 being given to the scheduled caste category BPL families under Dr BR Ambedkar Awas Navinikarn Yojna.
The chief minister said the BPL families of all category, including the general category, would be benefitted from the scheme from now onwards.