The governments of Delhi and Chhattisgarh are paying for the education of children who have lost both parents to COVID-19.

The governments of Delhi and Chhattisgarh are paying for the education of children who have lost both parents to COVID-19.
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To provide education and care for children who have lost all of their parents to COVID-19, the governments of Delhi and Chhattisgarh recently announced a support program.

Amid the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been several incidents in which all family members have tested positive. In many cases, when both parents are positive and for some reason cannot be saved, children have to accept the harsh reality without support. To ensure the education and upbringing of these children, the governments of Delhi and Chhattisgarh recently announced a support program.

Delhi Prime Minister Arvind kejriwal said in an online statement Friday that the fight against COVID-19 is over, but the fight against COVID-19 is not. “I know many children who have lost their parents. I would like to say that I am still here. Do not consider yourself an orphan, ”added kejriwal that the Delhi government will pay for tuition and education.

kejriwal also reassured parents who had lost their children, who were the only helpful members that no one could rely on.  said, “I would like to say that their son (kejriwal) is still alive. The government will help all families who have lost their income, ” kejriwal said.

The Delhi government announcement came just a day after the Chhattisgarh government made a similar decision and announced that it would fund education for COVID-19 orphans.

Indian TV quoted the official statement: “The Chhattisgarh government supports the children of Chhattisgarh who have lost everything in the violent pandemic attack and is working hard to shape their future as well as education.” As I said. State government.

The government will be implementing the initiative starting this fiscal year as part of the Chhattisgarh Mahtari Dular program. The government has also allocated  500 rupee a month for children in grades I through VII and 1,000 rupee a month for children in grades 9 through XII.

In addition, children from families whose wealthiest people die from COVID-19 receive government support in the field of education. The Madhya Pradesh government previously announced that it would provide free education and 5,000 COVID-19 pensions and deceased sons.

Minister of Women and Children Affairs Smriti Irani also called on the public to inform the public about children orphaned by COVID-19.