Newdelhi:11/8/21:In order to assist the Transgender persons who lost livelihood during the lockdowns due to the pandemic, assistance of Rs.1,500 was provided through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) to 5,711 Persons during the first lockdown and to 5,938 persons in the second wave. State-wise details are at Annexure-1 & 2.
This was one-time measure in order to support those transgender persons, who lost their livelihoods during the pandemic.
|S. No.||State/UT||No. of Beneficiaries|
|10.||Jammu & Kashmir||8|
This information was given by The Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri. A. Narayanaswamy in the Rajya Sabha in a written reply.