Ceremonial launch of one-time financial assistance under Indira Miri Universal Widow Pension Scheme

  • Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma ceremonially launched the disbursal of Rs. 25 thousand to each selected beneficiary under Indira Miri Universal Widow Pension Scheme at a function held at Collegiate Playground in Tezpur on September 20, 2022. At the same programme, Chief Minister Dr. Sarma also presented cheques worth Rs. 1 lakh to beneficiary families whose dwelling houses were completely damaged by the floods in 2022. There are 308 families across the state that will be eligible and entitled to this government assistance, as Chief Minister Dr. Sarma presented cheques to some of the 44 families in Sonitpur district to start off the process of the government assistance for the year.