Karnataka Chief Minister announced one time relief of three thousand rupees to 20,713 cinema and TV artists. The artists facing difficulties due to wage loss under Covid imposed lockdown are extended financial assistance by the state Government.
An amount of 6.23 crore rupees will be transferred to all the identified artists through Direct Benefit transfer platform. The state Government has announced a financial package of 2050 crore rupees till date during the second wave of Covid pandemic. This has brought relief to horticulture farmers, construction workers, street side vendors among others.