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One time Relief of Rs 5000 to Washer men and Barbers

The Hon’ble Chief Minister, on 06-05-2020 has announced compensation for various categories of workers, due to the Covid-19 lockdown which resulted in the loss of their daily earnings. Among that, the Chief Minister has announced one-time relief fund of Rs.5000/- each to washer-men and  Barbers belonging to Unorganised Sector, through Karnataka State Unorganised Workers Social Security Board.

Eligible beneficiaries of Washer-men and Barber categories, have to apply on the Seva Sindhu portal ( ) and the government will verify and transfer the relief of Rs.5000/- each through Adhaar based DBT(Direct Benefit Transfer) to their respective bank accounts.


  1. Age: 18 to 65 years.
  2. Only one member in the family is eligible.
  3. Only for BPL cardholders.
  4. Migrant Washer-men and Barbers residing in Karnataka are also eligible. (Provided, they have a BPL card in the State of Karnataka)
  5. Aadhar number linked to bank account is mandatory.
  6. Applicants should have a valid Mobile Number.


Supporting documents:

  1. Washer-men and Barbers should upload “Certificate of Employment” issued by the authorities in the prescribed format.
  2. BPL Card
  3. Aadhar card
  4. Date of birth proof.
  5. Recent passport size photo.
  6. Self-declaration in the prescribed format.

Method of processing application in Seva-Sindhu portal:-

  1. Applicants should submit their application through the Seva-Sindhu Portal along with the above documents.
  2. A unique identification number will be sent to the applicant's mobile number upon submitting their application.
  3. Registered applicants can verify the status of the application through the unique identification number.
  4. Submitted application will be forwarded to the concerned authorities for further action/ verification.
  5. After verification, the relief amount will be transferred through Aadhar based DBT(Direct Benefit Transfer) to the respective bank accounts of the eligible beneficiaries.

Prescribed forms:







Employment Certificate


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Barber extended date


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Barber and Washerman Beneficiary Details

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Last Updated: 01-10-2020 01:05 PM Updated By: Admin

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