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    Chief Minister’s widow support scheme benefits one more from Dima Hasao

    Published on November 23, 2021

    By Anup Biswas

    Haflong:  Haflong ST LAC MLA, Nandita Gorlosa along with North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council Executive Member, Samuel Changsan in presence of Dima Hasao Deputy Commissioner, Nazreen Ahmed, ACS distributed cheque amounting to Rupees 2.5 lakhs to the widow of one deceased Haiwangkambe Jeme who lost his life due to covid.

    A one-time financial help scheme started by Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to the widow who lost their husbands due to Covid is also given in the district of Dima Hasao in phased manner. 65 years old widow from Lodi village of Haflong town area had lost her husband in July last is left with 5 children who are mostly students. This assistance offered by the government will help them to start their livelihood to help them lead a life with dignity .

    The minimum eligibility criteria of this financial assistance is that neither of the deceased husband or the beneficiary wife should be in government service.

    The main purpose of launching the scheme is to offer financial help to the women and makes a living from the help. The scheme would help to cover up for a total of eight districts in Assam. A total of 6159 has died in Assam and other 1347 due to comorbidity issues.