Journalists’ Medical financial assistance distributed

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 4, 2019: AMWJU’s charitable Trust, Paomee Welfare Foundation (PWF) on Thursday distributed medical financial assistance to ten beneficiaries, amounting to Rs 2,55,000. PWF’s team led by its Chairperson, Wangkhemcha Shamjai handed over the financial assistance to each of the beneficiaries at a simple distribution function held at the Manipur Press Club today.

The distribution of the financial assistance was carried out following recommendations of the high-powered Medical Board of the Foundation comprising representatives from three reputed hospitals, namely, Dr A Santa Singh, Director RIMS, Dr Kh. Lokeshwar Singh and Dr. O. Guneshwar Singh of JNIMS and Shija Hospital’s Managing Director, Dr Kh. Palin.

This is the last round of disbursing medical financial assistance for the year 2018-19 to eligible beneficiaries. Every year, financial assistance will be handed over in two phases after every six months.

Paomee Welfare Foundation came into being in 2017 to independently managed AMWJU’s corpus Funds of over Rs 85 lakhs, raised by way of a Mega Lottery organized in 2017 under the president-ship of Wangkhemcha Shamjai. The Foundation offers financial assistance to its retired and present members who may also nominate one of their immediate family members as beneficiary.

As its first disbursement for the year 2018-2019, the charitable trust had distributed financial assistance to the tune of Rs 4,05,000 to seven beneficiaries in 2018.

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