Imphal, Feb. 15: An awareness Program on Welfare scheme of minorities in Manipur & elsewhere in India was held today at Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Bhavan, Porompat, Imphal East. Sponsored by Manipur State Minorities Commission, the Program was organized by All Manipur Buddhist Association (AMBA) Imphal. Dr. Syed Burhanuddin, Chairperson - Manipur State Minorities Commission, Dr O Kumar Singh, Advisor - AMBA, Ojit Ningomba, Advocate, S Mobi, Editor- Echel Express, S Bhubon, Senior Member- AMBA and Memyo Ningombi, Joint Secretary- AMBA, were present as Presidium Members. Speaking as Resource Persons at the Awareness Program, Alhaj Dr Syed Burhanuddin, Chairperson - MSMC, Ven. Panthaw Paa, Member-MSMC, Rev. M Ranjit Singh, Member- MSMC and Abdul Hakim Shah, Secretary- MSMC elaborated on the various Welfare scheme being made available to the minorities of the state including the scholarships, benefits and assistance to students and other members in various walks of life to enable the minorities in the state to contribute to development of the society as a whole.