District Collector Vimla R has appealed to widows losing their husbands due to corona and orphan children to take benefits from the special scheme that gives grants to such unsupported persons. This facility is made available through 400 Setu Kendras in the district, she added.
The heads of poor families lost their lives due to COVID-19, rendering their family members unsupported. The Collectorate organised a special camp recently to provide financial help to such family members.
The authorities accepted applications and after sanctioning such members have started getting financial benefits. But there is a possibility of some families not covered under the scheme. Therefore, such persons should visit nearby Mahaonline Kendra or Setu Kendra in the Collecotorate along with necessary documents to get the benefits, Vimal R pointed out.