Union minister interacts with beneficiaries of Balek village

ROING, Jan 30: Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Dr. Virendra Kumar, arrived here on January 28 on 2nd day of his visit to Arunachal Pradesh, visited homes of central Govt. schemes’ beneficiaries of Balek village and interacted with them to get first hand information.

Dr. Virendra Kumar conducted a comprehensive review meeting with the HoDs to assess progress of centrally sponsored schemes in the district. He interacted with beneficiaries of SHG members, visited district hospital, Govt HS School and interacted with students.

During his interaction with beneficiaries, he encouraged them to share their stories and experiences to motivate others to avail benefits of the GoI welfare schemes, like PMAY, which is beneficial for the poor.

The PMJAY is a boon for the sick and helpless, he said, adding the PM Samman Nidhi Yojna is an aid for farmers who feed the country while free distribution of food grain is a gift for the hungry.  The storied shared by farmers, patients, womenfolk, SHG members, students and youth were heartening and testimony of success of the GoI’s initiatives.

The GoI schemes offering basic necessities to beneficiaries by saving their time and efforts  should be harnessed now to develop the district, state and the country, he said and stressed need to include left out beneficiaries under the ambit of GoAP and GoI schemes.

Health & Family Welfare Minister Alo Libang and MLA Gum Tayeng addressed the beneficiaries and encouraged them to avail  benefits provided by the Govt. ZPC Tony Borang, DC Soumya Saurabh and beneficiaries of PMAY (G), PM Svanidhi, PMJAY, PM Ujwala Yojana, SHGs, widow, disabilities & old age pensions and CM Atma Nirbhar scheme were present.

Dr Kumar, accompanied with Lohit DC Shashvat Saurabh, Wakro ADC AJ Longphi, HODs, members of PDSA & CALSOM, visited Parshuram Kund under Wakro sub-division of Lohit district, offered prayers and interacted with the priests there to take stock of developmental activities being carried out at the holy pilgrimage.

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