Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu on Friday expressed his gratitude to some Indian Revenue Service (IRS) and IT officers for extending support to the Arunachali students stranded in Manipur.
A team of IRS officers C. Deepak Singh, NK Varta Singh, Haridas Rajkumar, Upendra Nahakpam along with two Income Tax (IT) officers L. Ramcharan Singh and S. Sachidananda Singh delivered a consignment of relief materials to the stranded students.
The relief materials included rice, dal, onions, potato, mustard oil, sugar, soap and other essential commodities.
“Thanks to entire team of Manipur @IRSAssociation officers for helping Arunachali students stranded in Manipur due to the #Covid_19 lockdown. C. Deepak Singh IRS N. KhedaVarta Singh IRS HaridasRajkumar IRS UpendraNahakpam IRS L. Ramcharan Singh ITO S. Sachidananda Singh ITO,” Khandu tweeted.
Meanwhile, the Arunachal Pradesh government on Thursday announced to provide Rs 3,500 to each Arunachalee person stranded outside the state amid the nationwide lockdown.
“It was decided that an amount of Rs 3500 will be disbursed to all persons of Arunachal Pradesh stranded outside the state for sustenance during the lockdown period from Chief Minister’s Relief Fund,” a statement from CMO said later in the day.
“The financial assistance will be disbursed by the deputy commissioners concerned in consultation with the local legislators and other stakeholders through direct bank transfer or through unified payment interface (UPI) after due diligence and verification by the district administration concerned,” the statement said.
C. Deepak Singh IRS
N. Kheda Varta Singh IRS
Haridas Rajkumar IRS
Upendra Nahakpam IRS
L. Ramcharan Singh ITO
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— Pema Khandu (@PemaKhanduBJP) April 17, 2020