Minister for Rural Development Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq, today distributed cheques amounting to Rs 1.20 crore among 354 beneficiaries as financial assistance under various Government welfare schemes in district Kupwara.
The financial assistance includes marriage assistance cheques to 338 beneficiaries, medical assistance of Rs 50,000 each to ailing persons, besides Rs 75000 to next of kin of 15 deceased persons of the district, an official handout said.
The cheques were distributed at a function here which was attended by DC Kupwara Rajeev Ranjan, Assistant Labor Commissioner Kupwara and other senior officials of the district.
During the function, Assistant Labor Commissioner briefed the Minister about various ongoing schemes of the department and progress achieved so far.
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