Tezpur, Oct 31 : Minister for Information & Public Relations, etc., Pijush Hazarika ceremoniously launched the distribution of cheques among Category II beneficiaries of Sonitpur district under the Assam Micro-Finance Incentive and Relief Scheme, 2021 at a programme organized at Baan Theatre in Tezpur on Sunday.
Altogether 560 beneficiaries out of the 4783 beneficiaries under Category II received cheques worth Rs. 20,000 each against a total amount of Rs. 1.12 crore. The remaining beneficiaries will be handed over the cheques by the respective Circle Officers within November 10, 2022 and a total amount of Rs. 7.67 crore has been earmarked for the purpose.
Member of Parliament Pallab Lochan Das, MLA Tezpur Prithiraj Rava, DC Deba Kumar Mishra, Chairperson, Sonitpur Zilla Parishad, Dolly Surin, vice-chairman, AMTRON, Ritubaran Sarmah, vice-chairman, ATPPCL, Tulshi Borthakur, Chairperson, TMB, Prajnanoo Bhattacharyya, social worker Batash Orang were present in the said programme.