Interventions of States in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

 

Below we have put together a list of interventions that state governments have announced in response to COVID-19 outbreak. If you would like to add to the below list, please send a mail to SPI [at] dvara.com

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Direction to states

The State Government will be asked to utilise the funds available under District Mineral Fund (DMF) for supplementing and augmenting facilities of medical testing, screening and other requirements in connection with preventing the spread of CoViD-19 pandemic as well as treating the patients affected with this pandemic

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
AllIn-kind transferDouble of their current entitlement to be provided over the next three months (additionality is free of cost)+ 1 kg of pulses per family, according to regional preferences to be provided for the next three months free of cost

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BPL familyAdditional cash transferGas cylinders, free of cost, would be provided for the next three months

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Jan Dhan account holdersAdditional cash transferRs 500 per month for the next three months
Self-help groupsCreditLimit of collateral-free lending would be increased from Rs 10 to Rs 20 lakhs

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Beneficiaries of existing social security schemesAdditional cash transferRs 1,000 disbursed over next three months

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Enrolled under PM-KISAN YojanaCash transferFirst instalment of Rs 2,000 due in 2020-21 will be front-loaded and paid in April 2020 itself
Farmers with crop loan up to Rs.3 lakh given by banks due between 1st March and 31st MayIncentiveGovernment extends the benefit of 2% Interest Subvention to banks and 3% prompt repayment incentive to all farmers up to 31st May 2020

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
MGNREGA workersAdditional cash transferMNREGA wages would be increased by Rs 20 with effect from 1 April 2020
Registered to BoCWDirection to statesState Governments will be given directions to utilise this fund to provide assistance and support to these workers
AllPaymentEmployers to pay wages of their workers on the due date without any deduction for the period their establishments are under closure due to the lockdown
Living in rented accommodationSuspended paymentLandlords to not demand payment of rent for a period of one month

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Stranded in destination states/regionsDirection to statesState/UT governments to ensure adequate arrangements of temporary shelters and provision of food
Suspended paymentLandlords to not demand payment of rent for a period of one month
Moved out to return to home stateDirection to statesTo be moved to the nearest shelter by respective states/UTs- quarantine (min. 14 days) and screening facilities to be provided
AllDirection to statesStates can utilise SDRF to provide temporary accommodation, food, etc.
Living in rented accommodationSuspended paymentLandlords to not demand payment of rent for a period of one month

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Wage-earners below Rs 15,000 per month in businesses having less than 100 workersNorm relaxationGovernment to pay 24 percent of their monthly wages into their PF accounts for the next three months
Registered under EPFNorm relaxationNon-refundable advance allowed-of 75 percent of the amount or three months of the wages, whichever is lower, from their accounts

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TaxpayersDeferred paymentThe last date for filing returns under eight labour laws and 10 central rules for 2019 has been extended till April 30

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Depending on the bank mandateMoratoriumMoratorium on EMI payments on all loans for the next three months (terms depending on bank mandate)

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Safai karamcharis, ward-boys, nurses, ASHA workers, paramedics, technicians, doctors and specialists and other health workersIncentiveAccident insurance cover of Rs 50 lakh per health worker

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Intervention type

Intervention

All

Additional cash transfer

Rs 1000 per family

In kind transfer

April ration of rice and 1 kg of red gram dal will be given free of cost

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Permanent employees with government and private sector establishmentsPaymentFull salaries for the period of lockdown to be provided
Contractual employees with government and private sector establishmentsPaymentFull salaries for the period of lockdown to be provided

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Unorganized workers from other states/ regions staying backShelterArrangements for food and shelter to be made
Migrants returning from other statesAdministrationGovernment is providing logistical support to the local administration in Kolar with respect to facilities and medical personnel for returning migrants stopped and quarantined in Kolar

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Intervention type

Intervention

Registered with BoCW

Additional cash transfer

Rs. 2,000 per month in April and May

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In tribal-dominated areasAdditional cash transferRs.1000

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Intervention type

Intervention

MDM scheme beneficiaries

Service

Food provided directly to beneficiaries at home

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Ration cardholdersIn-kind transferRice free of cost
Non-ration cardholdersAdditional cash transferRs.1000

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Registered with BoCW and engaged in embankment constructionAdditional cash transferRs.1000

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Registered farming familiesAdditional cash transferRs.2500 (financial assistance)

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Intervention type

Intervention

All

Food

90 kitchens are being opened in different parts of the state for free food

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Tested positive for CoViDMedical expensesState government to bear expenses of the treatment of any patient who tests positive for coronavirus in the state
 

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AllAdditional cash transferRs 1,000 per family
In-kind transferOne month's ration free of cost

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AllAdditional cash transfer3 LPG cylinders free under Ujjwala scheme

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Students receiving scholarshipCash transferDue scholarship amount of all students (classes 1-12) would be sent to their accounts by March 31

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Beneficiaries of existing social security schemesCash transferPension amount of the next three months to be paid in advance through bank transfers

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Daily wage earnersShelterFood and shelter to be provided

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Migrants stranded in other statesReimbursementBihar Resident Commissioner in Delhi to coordinate with various state governments and reimburse the cost of their food and stay
Migrants returning from other statesShelterState-run camps set up for 14-day quarantine
Unorganized workers from other states/ regions staying back Food and shelter to be provided

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Need for clarityShelterSchools to be converted to temporary shelter homes for the needy, where food will also be provided

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Government doctors and health employeesIncentiveTo be paid an incentive equivalent to their one month's basic pay

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AllSuspended payment

Electricity meter reading / Billing to be stopped till March 31st

Reduced payment

Half Rate On Electricity Rates for two months under the "Half Rate Scheme"

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
AllIn-kind transferRice for two months to be provided in April
Antyodaya, Annapoorna ration cardholdersIn-kind transferSugar and salt for two months (in addition to rice)

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Middle school studentsIn-kind transfer4kg rice and 0.8 kg pulses
Primary school studentsIn-kind transfer6kg rice and 1.2kg pulses

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MGNREGA workersPreparation

Keep adequate shelf of works ready to provide employment immediately on demand

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Destitute families identified by the district administrationFoodFood packets to be distributed
 

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AllFoodLunch and dinner to be served free to every person at all Delhi government shelters (224 night shelters, 325 schools, etc.)
ServiceThe government has issued 11 Hunger Helpline numbers that will guide and assist people to the nearest night shelter for availing cooked meal

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AllIn-kind transferFree ration with 50% more quantity than normal entitlements

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ICDS beneficiariesServiceAnganwadi workers delivering food directly to beneficiaries

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Beneficiaries of existing social security schemes (Widows, differently-abled and elderly)Cash transferThe pension doubled for March

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Registered to BoCWAdditional cash transferRs.5000 through DBT

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Unorganized workers from other states/regions staying backShelterConverting schools in the Ghazipur area into night shelters to accommodate migrant workers

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For those who need to be quarantined and are opting for the paid hotel facilityTax cutGST will be waived

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
In the event of the death of health care personnel (incl. govt of Pvt doctor, nurse, sanitation workers) while dealing with COVID casesCompensationRs. 1cr for families of health workers

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
AllFoodFood buses/ vehicles with cooked food run by the government

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AllIn-kind transferFood grains for the next three months to be distributed at one time

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Intervention type

Intervention

Unorganized workers from other states/ regions staying back

Shelter

Migrant shelter homes in each taluk

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
AllDeferred paymentExtended the electricity bill payment deadline to May 15

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Intervention type

Intervention

Antyoda and PHH ration cardholders

In-kind transfer

3.5 kg wheat, 1.5 kg rice, 1 kg sugar, 1 kg pulses and 1 kg salt for a month free of charge

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
AllConcessionConcessional tariff provided that will reduce their bills by 30 percent

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Living alone in the metropolisFoodProvision of free of cost meals at the doorstep under ‘Vadil Vandana’
Essential commoditiesProvision of necessary items

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AllConcessionThe tariff for irrigation purposes has been lowered to 80 paise from Rs 1.50 per unit

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Workers from other states/ regions staying backIn-kind transferTo get food grains under Annabrahma Yojna from April 4, even if they don’t possess ration cards
ShelterRelief Camps Sheds to be built in rural areas across Gujarat for stay and food of migrant workers

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
AllDeferred paymentIn case of delay in payment of water or sewerage bills by the due date, no surcharge or interest would be charged till April 15

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All tested positive for CoViD and requiring hospitalizationMedical expensesWill be admitted free of cost

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BPL families not registered under MMPSYAdditional cash transferRs 4,000 per month on a weekly basis starting March 30
Families who have land holding of less than 5 acres and annual income of less than Rs 1.80 lakh and are not getting any financial assistance under any other category (to be verified through SMS based system)Additional cash transferRs.1000 per week
Those without ration cards, especially those in urban slumsFoodPacked ration distributed

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
All government school children and those enrolled with anganwadisIn-kind transferDry rations for the period the schools and anganwadis stay closed

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Unorganized workers from other states/ regions staying backShelter467 camps set up also providing food and other essential commodities (medicines, etc.)
FoodPacked ration distributed

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Those registered with Haryana BoCW but not registered under MMPSYAdditional cash transferRs 4,500 per month on weekly basis starting March 30 (bank transfer)
Daily wagers, including labourers and street vendors with a bank account (register with the deputy commissioner of the district on the portal established on March 27)Additional cash transferRs 1,000 per week (bank transfer)

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
AllDeferred paymentDue date of all taxes under the Haryana Motor Vehicle Taxation Act would be extended by one month to April 30, 2020
Stage and contract carriage vehiclesExemption100 per cent exemption from the Motor Vehicle Taxation for the period they are not allowed to ply in view of the lockdown
Vehicles which become due for renewal/passing from March 15, 2020 to April 30Suspension of penaltyNo penalty would be charged for any delay

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With crop loanTenure extensionCrop loans can be repaid by June 30, 2020 instead of April 15, 2020- also with the benefit of interest subvention for this period

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All health and frontline workers, engaged in curbing the coronavirus spread (from both govt and Pvt hospitals)IncentiveAccident insurance of Rs.50 lakh (doctors), Rs.30 lakh (nurses), Rs.20 lakh (paramedics), Rs.10 lakh (others) to be provided

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AllServiceEssential commodities to be home delivered

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AllIn-kind transfersRation including flour and rice for two months will be given

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Beneficiaries of existing social security schemesCash transfersAdvance payment of three months' pension- Rs.3000

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Registered with the BoCW boardAdditional cash transfersRs. 2000

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Unorganized workers from other states/ regions staying backFood

Panchayats to identify migrant labourers without food and buy rations for them

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AllIn-kind transfersAdvance ration for the months of April and May to be issued

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Beneficiaries of existing social security schemesCash transferImmediate release of 2 instalments of pensions
Pending applicants-To be covered by social welfare department

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
MDM beneficiariesIn-kind transferOne month’s ration for mid-day meals to be issued in advance to all parents of eligible children

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-CreditBanks requested to honour requests for overdraft

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Daily wage earnersPaymentImmediate release of one month’s wages
Registered with BoCWAdditional cash transferRs.1000
Registered under ESIC schemeCompensationTo be extended with relief/compensation including wages through ESIC hospitals/employers

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Slum-dwellers and destituteFoodRation packets to be distributed

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AllFood356 ‘khichidi’ centres across the state providing food at Rs.5 per plate
CM Kitchen and Community kitchens to be set up across the state
Poor in remote areas (not defined)FoodRelief packets of two kg Chuda, half a kg of gram and half a kg of jaggery to be distributed

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
AllIn-kind transfer

Advance distribution of ration for April and May

Families with a pending application for ration cards (identification by district and block officials)In-kind transfer10 kilos of rice at Re1/kilo of rice procured from local market

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Beneficiaries of existing social security schemesCash transferPensions or March and April to be provided simultaneously

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Registered daily workersPayment

Full wage payment for the lockdown period

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Unorganized workers from other states/ regions staying backShelterRelief camp set up in Raipur; food and other facilities provided
Stranded in other statesServiceHelpline numbers have been set up

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AllIn-kind transferFree ration for the next two months will be given in one go

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
ICDS beneficiariesServiceAnganwadi workers delivering food directly to beneficiaries

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Beneficiaries of existing social security schemesCash transfersTwo months social security pension to be released in advance

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Workers registered to BoCWAdditional cash transferRs.1000
MGNREGA workersPaymentTwo months payment to be released in advance
Street side vendors, labourersFoodFood packets to be provided free of cost  
Roadside vendors with loans under Badavara BandhuLoan waiver13.20 crore loans under Badavara Bandhu scheme to be waived

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Migrants stranded in other statesReimbursementBihar Resident Commissioner in Delhi to coordinate with various state governments and reimburse the cost of their food and stay
Migrants returning from other statesShelterState-run camps set up for 14-day quarantine
Unorganized workers from other states/ regions staying back Food and shelter to be provided

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Urban slum dwellersFoodExcess milk from KMF to be distributed in slum areas

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AllDeferred paymentOne-month relaxation in bill payment deadline for electricity-water utilities
FoodThe state government’s plans to launch restaurants will be fast-tracked and meals will be offered at Rs 20 instead of Rs 25
1213 community kitchens to be set up by local governments to provide food to those unable to cook
ServiceDoorstep delivery of essential commodities

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention

Patients

Service

Decentralized group of volunteers to be set up to provide food and medical support for COVID-19 patients

Quarantined

Essential commodities

Home delivered essential commodity kit worth Rs. 1000

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention

Ration card holders-AAY

In-kind transfer

Continue to receive 30kg rice and 5kg wheat

Ration card holders-Pink

In-kind transfer

5kg (per person) of Rs2 cereal for free

Ration card holders-Blue and white

In-kind transfer

Minimum of 15kg of Rs2 cereal per card

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-Deferred repaymentThe state has also suspended debt collection by chit funds and other non-banking institutions, as well as punitive actions by the banks, all auctions including that of gold pledged in financial establishments

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
AllSuspended paymentFee payment in educational institutions has been suspended
ICDS beneficiariesServiceAnganwadi workers delivering food directly to beneficiaries

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Beneficiaries of existing social security schemes (agriculture labour pension, IGNOAPS, IGNDPS, IGNWPS, pension to unmarried women above 50 years)Cash transferSocial welfare pension due in April, will be distributed in March
Those who do not receive social pensionsAdditional cash transferRs 1000

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Autorickshaw driversTax cutsFitness charge relaxation for autos
Taxi driversTax cutsFitness charge relaxation for taxis
Working under MGNREGAPaymentMGNREGA payments for April and May to be distributed
Lottery sellersAdditional cash transferRs 1000
Daily wage workers in government officesPaymentFull salary to be paid
Contract workers in government officesPaymentFull salary to be paid
Registered to BoCWAdditional cash transferRs. 1000 (if completed 2 years of registration)
Additional cash transferRs.2000 (if dependents of workers are affected by chronic illness)

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Unorganized workers from other states/ regions staying backShelter4,603 relief camps set up (food, masks, soaps, sanitisers to be made available)
ServiceInformation about workers will be collected and ID cards will be provided
InsuranceBased on ID cards insurance cover of 2 lakhs to be provided

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
-Shelter35 relief camps set up (food, masks, soaps, sanitisers to be made available)

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Those with outstanding taxes for four years or moreIncentiveProvisions for one-time settlement
Contract carriage vehiclesTax cut20% tax cut for the quarter beginning from April
Stage carriage vehiclesTax cut30% tax cut for the quarter beginning from April
Those with temporary registration or those who applied for registrationExemptionExemption from tax rise due from April

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Cinema hall ownersTax cutsEntertainment taxes reduced for cinema halls

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Kudumbashree unitsCreditFacilitate loans through Kudumbashree in the nature of a consumer loan to those impacted by COVID-19

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
-In-kind transferA month’s ration to be provided free of cost

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Baiga, Sahariya and Bhariya familiesAdditional cash transferRs.2000

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Between 3-6 years of ageFoodSHGs to provide ready to eat meals on a weekly basis

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Beneficiaries of existing social security schemesCash transfer

Advance payment of pension for two months

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Registered to BoCWAdditional cash transferRs.1000

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Homeless; poor; stranded migrant workersShelter; foodFood packets will be distributed at Rain baseras (night shelter homes)

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
AllFoodThe number of 'Shiv Thali' subsidised meal scheme increased to 100,000 plates per day at reduced rates (₹5 from ₹10)
Concession5 percent reduction in tariff for electricity for the residential consumers

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Tested positive for CoViDHeath expensesFree treatment. Payment according to Ayushman Bharat norms

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
AllIn-kind transfer

One month ration to be provided free of cost

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Primary and upper primary school studentsCash transfer

Cost of MDM to be deposited in the accounts of students

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Unorganized workers from other states/ regions staying backShelter262 relief camps set up

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Registered with BoCWAdditional cash transferRs 1000 per worker per week from 23rd March to 29th March
Workers/employeesPaymentTo be paid full salary/wages for the period of lockdown
 

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Unorganized workers from other states/ regions staying backShelterArrangements for food and shelter to be made

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Registered to BoCWIn-kind transferOne month’s supply of rice (as per norms of BPL, AAY) free of cost
Registered to BoCW before Dec 2019Additional cash transferRs. 3000
BPL, AAY beneficiaries but not registered with BoCWIn-kind transferOne month’s supply of rice (as per norms of BPL, AAY) free of cost

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Tested positive for CoViDMedical expensesFree of cost treatment to all Covid-19 patients admitted to in the newly built dedicated Covid-19 hospitals in the State

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
AllIn-kind transfer3 months ration to be distributed between April 1st and 15th May
Ration card holders in urban areasServiceHome delivery of rations

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
-Additional cash transferRs 1,000

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
-ServiceEggs to be distributed to households every week; Doorstep deliveries of Take Home Ration (THR) and ration for Hot Cooked Meal (HCR) from 1st April to 30th April by AWCs

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
-ServiceDry ration entitlement to be provided

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
MDM beneficiariesIn-kind transfer

MDM dry ration for 90 days (in addition to NFSA entitlement) to be provided in one go through FPS

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Beneficiaries of existing social security schemesCash transferPension for three months will be paid in advance
Pensioners in urban areasServiceHome delivery of pension

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Registered to BoCWAdditional cash transferRs. 1500

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Unorganized workers from other states/ regions staying backShelter

250 camps set up where food and in some cases healthcare provided

Unorganized workers in other statesAdministrativeResponse team (12 senior officials) constituted. The officials are coordinating relief activities with counterparts in other states
Service20-line call centre has been made operational round the clock

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Doctors, medical and paramedical staffPaymentFour months’ advance salary to be transferred

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
AllAdditional cash transferRs 2000 to be transferred to each family, through DBT system

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
AllDeferred paymentDefer the due date of making payment of water and sewerage bills by one month in all Municipal Corporations and Councils
ServiceDial 112 helpline has also been launched for doorstep delivery of food, medicines and essential commodities

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Paying property taxTax cutExtended the amnesty scheme on property tax till May 31, 2020

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
MDM beneficiaries- primary school studentsIn-kind transfer100gm of wheat and rice to be provided at home in sealed packets (from Mar 23-Apr 15)
Additional cash transferCooking cost (Rs.4.48 per day) of mid-day-meal to be transferred
MDM beneficiaries- upper primary school studentsIn-kind transfer150gm of wheat and rice to be provided at home in sealed packets (from Mar 23-Apr 15)
Additional cash transferCooking cost (Rs.6.71 per day) of mid-day-meal to be transferred

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Registered to BoCWAdditional cash transferRs 3,000
Daily wagers and unorganized labourersIn-kind transferPackets of 10 kg of flour, 2 kg of pulses and 2 kg of sugar distributed door-to-door

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Unorganized workers from other states/ regions staying backIn-kind transferPackets of 10 kg of flour, 2 kg of pulses and 2 kg of sugar distributed door-to-door
ShelterSchool buildings to be opened out for accommodation
WorkIndustries, brick kilns allowed to operate if migrants can be accommodated safely and be provided food

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Needs clarityHealthFree food and medicines to the needy in the state

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
AllServiceHome delivery of ration and essential commodities

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
-Additional cash transferRs. 1000

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Beneficiaries of existing social security schemesCash transferTwo month’s pensions to be released

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Registered to BoCWAdditional cash transferRs.1000
Registered street vendorsAdditional cash transferRs.1000

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Not included in the NFSA listIn-kind transfer

5 kg atta, 1/2 cooking oil, 1/2 kg salt, 1kg dal, 1kg rice free of cost

Poor and deprived familiesAdditional cash transferRs.1500

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
AllFoodFood will be supplied through Amma Canteens
District collectors to create common kitchens to cook food and distribute it to the destitute

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
AllAdditional Cash transfer₹1000
In-kind transferFree rice, dal, cooking oil and sugar

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Members of BoCWAdditional cash transfer₹1000
In-kind transfer15 kg of rice, 1 kg of dal and 1 kg of cooking oil
Members of autorickshaw drivers welfare boardAdditional cash transfer₹1000
In-kind transfer15 kg of rice, 1 kg of dal and 1 kg of cooking oil
Working under MGNREGAAdditional cash transferTwo-day special salary
Platform vendors registered with the governmentAdditional cash transfer₹1000

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Unorganized workers from other states/ regions staying backIn-kind transfer15 kg of rice, 1 kg of dal and 1 kg of cooking oil
ShelterDistrict collectors to ensure that the employees from other states get proper food and accommodation
Deferred paymentHouse owners have been asked to suspend rent collection for 2 months

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Who depends on AnganwadisServiceFood will be distributed directly to them in their homes

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
White card holderAdditional cash transferRs.1500 to be given to each white cardholder towards the purchase of edible oil, dal, vegetables and other essentials
In-kind transfer12kg rice per person to be transferred

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Unorganized workers from other states/ regions staying backAdditional cash transferRs 500 cash
In-kind transfer12kg rice per person to be transferred

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
-FoodFree meals to be provided through 150 Annapurna centres in Hyderabad

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
AllServiceEssential commodities will be delivered to doorstep (10000 vehicles identified for the same)
Food527 community kitchens set up
Deferred paymentPayment deadline for electricity bills generated between March 1 and April 14 extended to April 30 with no surcharge on repayment and 1% rebate on payment made on the due date
Those who don’t fall under state schemes and whose livelihood has been affectedAdditional cash transferRs.1000

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Beneficiaries of existing social security schemesCash transferTwo month’s (April, May) pensions to be released

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Registered with BoCWAdditional cash transferRs.1000
In-kind transferOne month stock of food grains to be provided free of cost
Self employed cart owners, small shop owners and rikshaw pullersAdditional cash transferRs.1000
ServiceImmediate measures to get ration cards made if they don’t have one
Antyodaya workersIn-kind transferOne month stock of food grains (20kg wheat, 15kg rice) to be provided free of cost
Small wage earnersIn-kind transferOne month stock of food grains (20kg wheat, 15kg rice) to be provided free of cost
MGNREGA card holdersIn-kind transferOne month stock of food grains (20kg wheat, 15kg rice) to be provided free of cost
Daily wage earnersServiceImmediate measures to get ration cards made if they don’t have one

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Migrants returning from other statesShelterState run camps set up for 14 day quarantine

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Registered labourersAdditional cash transfersRs.1000

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
-ServiceEssentials to be delivered at the doorsteps

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Those receiving subsidized rice at Rs.2/kg and wheat at Rs.3/kgIn-kind transferRice and wheat to be provided free of cost till September (max 5kg per month)

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Doctors, nurses and health workers and other helping tackle the crisis (both government and private)IncentiveSpecial leave provision to be provided which may be availed after Durga pooja
Health insurance of care workers to be topped by another 5 lakh to 10 lakh

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Need for clarityShelterTemporary shelters to be provided along with food

CriteriaIntervention typeIntervention
Unorganized workers from other states/ regions staying backShelterTemporary shelters to be provided along with food