Tezpur, July 17 : Minister for Water Resources, Information & Public Relations department Pijush Hazarika distributed cheques to 37 beneficiaries under the CM’s Covid19 Widows Support Scheme at a brief function held at the new Conference Hall of the Deputy Commissioner’s office on Saturday here in Tezpur.
Under the ‘Chief Minister’s COVID-19 Widows Support Scheme’, a one-time assistance of ₹ 2.5 lakh each will be given to women who lost their husband to the Covid-19 infection.
MP, Tezpur, Pallab Lochan Das, MLA Borsola, Ganesh Limboo, MLA Rangapara Krishna Kamal Tanti, Chairperson, Sonitpur Zilla Parishad, Dolly Surin, DC Bhupesh Chandra Das, SP Dr. Dhananjay Ghanawat, all ZP members and other senior officials of the district administration were present in today’s programme.
Earlier on the same day, he handed over cheques of the “CMs COVID 19 Widow’s Support Scheme” to the beneficiaries at Biswanath District. The event was attended by MP Pallab Lochan Das, local MLAs, DC and SP of the district.
At least 873 beneficiaries have been identified as of now under this scheme, and all the cheques will be given to them by state ministers in all districts in coming days.