by NEWSNER , 2021-06-15 14:15:11
Assam CM announces welfare schemes for orphans, widows.
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday announced a slew of welfare schemes for children who lost their parents to the coronavirus disease and women who lost their husbands.
Under the chief minister’s Sishu Seva scheme, children will receive a fixed deposit of Rs.781,000 with a monthly interest of Rs.3,500 till they attain the age of 24. The principal amount of Rs.781,000 will be credited to the account of the beneficiary. Apart from this, children will also receive a laptop and a skill-based education. Girls of marriageable age will receive Rs.50,000 and one tola gold under the Arundhati scheme.
The Chief Minister said that all the payments under the welfare schemes, both recent and existing ones, will be sent to the beneficiaries on the 10th of every month.https://www.newsner.in/