Imphal: District Administration Thoubal in a swift action taken up under the supervision of deputy ommissioner A.Subhash Singh, on Monday, distributed Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang (CMHT) card to four beneficiaries after two days of receiving their applications.
On Meeyamgi Numit which was held on 15 of this month at District Headquarter, Thoubal, 17 applications in total were recieved for the scheme. Verification process were duly conducted by the staff and four beneficiaries were found eligible for getting the health card.
Speaking to reporters Subhash said considering the importance of such health card, the district administration took up prompt action and verification were swiftly conducted. He said the verification of the remaining applicants will also be conducted very soon and if found eligible they may also avail the health card. He also appreciated the staff for their cooperation in taking up such work for the welfare of the people.
A beneficiary called A.Joy from Khekman said he is very happy to get the CMHT card. He thanked the deputy commissioner for his speedy action and also the state government for introducing such useful scheme for the common man. He said that earlier it was impossible to avail healthcare facilities due to his poor economic condition. But today, with the help of the card he and his family members can avail better healthcare facilities and lead a good healthy life. He also encouraged other eligible people who are are yet to apply for CMHT card to submit necessary documents to avail the benefit of the scheme, a DIO, Thoubal press release said.
CMHT scheme was first introduced 21st January 2018. Under this scheme eligible family will get Rs 5 lakh in a year for treatment and other medical facilities.