RANCHI: The state cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal to provide monetary assistance of Rs 1 lakh to Hindu devotees who go for Amarnath Kailash and Mansarovar pilgrimages Briefing media after the meeting, cabinet secretary SKG Rahate said: "The assistance will be given to two members of a family.
"Rahate said the proposal was moved to the cabinet to assist devotees who cannot take the pilgrimage due to lack of money.
The cabinet also approved a sum of Rs 33 crore for the construction of 400 flats in Islam Nagar area of Ranchi under the government's housing scheme.
Visitors, including those visiting the places through government-organised tour or private operators, can avail of the benefit of the scheme.
A person could avail the scheme only once in a lifetime.
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