Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 7, 2020: Manipur social welfare minister Nemcha Kipgen on Tuesday announced that funds for Care Giver Allowance to the persons with disabilities under Chief Ministergi Shotharabasingi Tengbang (CMST) have been released through direct benefits transfer.
“The funds released are for June 2019 to January 2020 for the year 2019-20. Altogether, 4879 beneficiaries will be receiving the amount in their respective bank accounts,” the minister informed.
As safety is prime concern for all during this Covid-19 pandemic, Nemcha Kipgen appealed all the beneficiaries not to rush to banks or ATMs to disburse the funds, but to maintain social distancing and avoid overcrowding in the bank.
She reiterated that funds for most of the schemes of the department are now given through DBT to avoid any misappropriation of funds by any third party and to directly reach the funds of the beneficiaries in their bank accounts.