The order was issued late in the evening on March 31 by secretary of the Arunachal Pradesh Building and other Construction Workers Board

Itanagar: In a major decision to bring succour to thousands of construction workers working under unorganised sector of the state who have been hard hit by the lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic, the Arunachal Pradesh government has decided to provide cash relief of Rs 2,000 per worker per month for two months to all non-government/unorganised workers registered with the Arunachal Pradesh Building and other Construction Workers Welfare Board.

An order issued late evening on March 31 by the secretary of Arunachal Pradesh Building and other Construction Workers Board read that the registered non-government/unorganised workers registered with the board will be paid Rs 2,000 as cash relief for the month of April and May 2020.

Chief minister Pema Khandu has lauded the prompt action of Jalley Sonam, chairman of Arunachal Pradesh Building and other Construction Workers Welfare Board, for rising up to the crisis and swiftly acting to give relief to the worst-hit section of society.

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