Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu on Monday released a sum of Rs 5.26 crore from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) to provide financial assistance of Rs. 3500 per person to the stranded Arunachalees in various parts of the country.
This amount will facilitate one-time financial assistance to 14859 stranded Arunachalees and will directly be credited in their account number through the concerned deputy commissioners.
The list of stranded Arunachalees collected in the state control room has been shared with the concerned deputy commissioners who will release the financial assistance after due diligence and verification in consultation with the local MLAs and other stakeholders preferably by April 21.
The funds have been transferred to the DCs for onward payment through direct benefit transfer (DBT) mode.
The state cabinet, while taking of the grievances and issues faced by many stranded Arunachalee people across country had decided to provide assistance of Rs 3500 for sustenance of such people during the lockdown period from the CMRF.