Imphal: Sagolband Assembly constituency MLA Rajkumar Imo Thursday announced that he would provide Rs 20,000 as financial assistance to every family in his constituency that has lost a family member due to Covid-19.
Free education up to Rs 20,000 per year will also be provided to the children who lost both their parents due to Covid-19 for the next three years/ or till they attain 18 years, whichever is earlier, said Imo.
The MLA also said free education up to Rs 10,000 per year will be given to the children who lost their family bread earner (one parent) due to Covid-19 for the next three years/or till they attain 18 years, whichever is earlier.
Imo further said that free ration (rice) up to 4 kg per person for the next one year will be distributed to the families who lost someone due to Covid and also essential/edible items will be provided to all families who are under quarantine/isolation due to the same disease.
It may be noted that the Sagolband Assembly Constituency MLA had also donated 10 ICU Portable Ventilators to the State Health Directorate (five) and the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (five) for the welfare of the people of Manipur, in order to save the lives of those critical patients across the state.
Imo contended that his constituency, Sagolband, has also witnessed a huge surge/rise in cases of Covid in this second wave, resulting in many deaths.
“It’s at this juncture, as a Representative of Sagolband Assembly constituency, I have decided to announce certain relief measures for the people of Sagolband whose families have lost their near and dear ones to Covid in this second wave, which will be personally borne by me,” said Imo.