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District Rural Development Agency Organises Event To Distribute Sanction Letters In Dima Hasao

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HT Correspondent
HAFLONG, Sept 20: 
Along with the rest of the district of Assam, District Rural Development Agency, Dima Hasao organised a district level event for ceremonial distribution of sanction letter to 52 beneficiaries of one-time financial assistance scheme for widow under Indira Miri Universal Widow Pension Scheme (IMUWPS). The event was held at Sikhsha Bhawan, Haflong.

The programme was attended by EM of NCHAC Golonjoy Thaosen as chief guest and deputy chairman Bimal Hojai as guest of honour, deputy commissioner Nazreen Ahmed ACS and other dignitaries, BDOs and Government officials.

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The event was followed by a live telecast of chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma ceremonially launching the scheme and distributing the sanction letter to the beneficiaries at Tezpur.
After the end of live telecast programme, the sanction letter to beneficiaries of one-time financial assistance scheme for widow under Indira Miri Universal Widow Pension Scheme (IMUWPS) was distributed by EM of NCHAC Bimol Hojai in presence of deputy chairman of NCHAC Bimal Hojai, deputy commissioner Nazreen Ahmed, ACS and deputy secretary Meganjoy Thaosen in Dima Hasao.

During the programme, Nazreen Ahmed said that under this scheme, one-time financial assistance will be offered to the grieving families, where the eligible widows will be provided with a lump sum amount of Rs 25,000 as immediate family assistance. She also added that to get the benefit of the scheme, the applicants should be a permanent resident of Assam and between 18 to 45 years of age.

Bimol Hojai, EM of NCHAC spoke to the beneficiaries that the Government is launching this scheme to benefit and provide a better livelihood so that they can live a financially independent life.

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