A Children Home Sans Children

IMPHAL, Mar 17: Apart from lack of basic infrastructures, no inmates were found in a Children Home being run with grant-in-aid from the State Govt in Chan-del district of Manipur. Yet, the Destitute Children Home at Liwachaning village of Chandel district has been receiving grant-in-aid from the State Govt till 2009-2010. For 2010-2011, the said Children Home has not received the grant-in-aid just...

Manipur BPL Patients To Get Medical Reimbursements

IMPHAL, Feb 22: Below Poverty Line (BPL) patients of strife-torn Manipur will get Rs 1 lakh medical reimbursement from the state government. State health minister L Jayantakumar Singh on Monday launched the new scheme, christened Manipur State Illness Assistance Fund (MSIAF)’. The central government-assisted scheme was implemented in six Indian states in 1996. As per records maintained by the...

Govt Launches State Illness Assistance Fund

Health Minister L Jayantakumar during launch of the MSIAF scheme IMPHAL, Feb 21: with the stated objective of providing succor to patients belonging to the Below Poverty Line section of the society, the Government today launched The Manipur State illness Assistance Fund (MSIAF). The official MSIAF launch program was held at the conference hall of New Secretariat Minister Block in the presence of Health...

HC to DC Chandel: Honor MsDP Beneficiaries

IMPHAL, Jan 17: The Imphal Bench of the Guwahati High Court while acting on a writ petition regarding actus reus by public officials has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Chandel district to honor the beneficiaries of centrally sponsored scheme’“ MsDP’“as required by law. In 2009-09, altogether 1500 families living Below Poverty Line (BPL) in Chandel district of Manipur were accorded...