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Social Welfare department J&K is providing Pension to 6 lakh Old Age Persons/Widows /Persons with Diabilities

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“Seventy Thousan National Scoial Assistnace Programme benificaries are being provided Rs 500 ex gratia immediately”. says principal secretary Dr Shailendra Kumar

By Rabia Anwar

Jammu, 09 Apr 2020

The Coronavirus Pandemic has changed the lives  but there is always a ray of Hope.

In this tough time , the Social Welfare deparrment J&K is leaving no stone unturned to keep situation calm.

Principal Secretary Shailendra Kumar while speaking to Cross Town News said that Social Welfare department J&K is providing Pension to 6 lakh Old Age Persons/Widows /Persons with Diabilities, whereas another Tranche of Rs 1000 will be provided to them by 15th April.

Shailendra further informed that 6.5 Lakh Children in the age group of 0-6 years, Lactating  and pregnant women  and out of School Adoloscent  Girls have been provided one month Supplementary Nutrition during this period.

Though sponsoring Scheme of ICPS, 58 Children in each district of Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory are being provided Rs 2000 each on monthly basis.

Seventy Thousan National Scoial Assistnace Programme benificaries are being provided Rs 500 ex gratia immediately.

Shailendra Kumar urged Public of Jammu and Kashmir especially Parents to read below Guidelines by Ministry of Women & Child Development to keep Children in good shape during the Lockdown.

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