LG Sinha assures help to needy in this pandemic
By: Tariq Shah VOV
LG Manoj Sinha has said that his government is going to intervene in all those lives who have lost their only earning members due to covid-19.
He said that the government is going to give them special pension for life so that they can live with dignity and honour. He has also instructed his administration to provide all the help including rations etc. to all old age homes, orphanages in Jammu and Kashmir during the current pandemic.
It is in place to mention that Jammu and Kashmir is reeling under economic depression as there have been very less economic activities due to the disruptions in life since August 5, 2019.
According to the news agency KNO the government is going to provide many schemes for the people so that they can live their lives in this pandemic.
The news agency has quoted the tweets of LG Manoj Sinha’s office, one of them saying “Our biggest priority is to defeat this pandemic. I urge all of you to follow Covid appropriate behaviour and get vaccinated. We will soon prevail together over this pandemic.”
In yet another tweet, the LG led administration stated that the J&K Government has taken several measures to help those who unfortunately lost their loved ones to #COVID19. “Senior citizens who have lost only earning member of the family will be provided special pension for life,” the tweet read, adding that “Instalments of social welfare schemes like old-age pension, Laadli Beti etc and PMAY, MGNREGA and other welfare schemes will be released immediately.
In these challenging times, the Old-Age Homes, Orphanages will be extended all the support from the government including rations etc”.
With inputs from KNO