Bihar announces Rs 100 cr relief package

PATNA: Bihar government has announced a Rs 100 crore relief package to help the poor and daily wage labourers of the state. The state government has also decided to turn schools into shelter homes.

The government has assured it will provide food and temporary shelter for the needy.

Bihar government has also announced Rs 100 crore from the Chief Minister Relief Fund for the migrants stranded in other states.

Several migrants, mostly from Bihar have been stranded across the country as all transport systems have been suspended due to the lockdown.

Last week itself, four trains from the Mumbai-Pune region travelled back to Bihar filled with migrants trying to reach home.

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