Imphal, Nov 20,
At what could be term as an unusual spectacular, Health Minister L. Jayantakumar personally visited JNIMS and extended monetary assistant to a destitute lady who was found fainted beneath the Bir Tikendrajit Flyover at Kwairambandh Keithel yesterday evening here in Imphal. 47 years old Laksmi have no one to look after her and have been reportedly spending life at Khwairambandh Keithel .
According to one Shyamkishore who happened to live a similar life stated that both share bread by buying from whatever they earn for almost one year. They spend their live under the Bir Tikendrajit Flyover.
The lady Laksmi have no one left and is homeless at present. Health Minister left with no option extended monetary help to the woman and advise the Director as well as the staffs to take good care of the lady.
The Health Minister encountered ailing Laksmi while he was on his way to the hospital to extend monetary assistance to one Moirangthem Bembem who was reportedly admitted to JNIMS ICU after being discharged from the hospital. A local news channel had reported about the matter and the Minister taking the matter with undue seriousness visited today. Bembem hails from Sekmai Awang Leikai.
Expressing shocked to the incident , Jayantakumar said even as there are so many schemes and programme for welfare of the poor and needy, the said schemes seems to remain useless as many people still do not understand it properly. He appealed to make sure that all programme for the poor including the CMHT should be let known to the public.
Mention may be made that there has been several complain on the way that the welfare schemes are being handled by the authority of the govt. due to lack of proper knowledge.
Rinku Khumukcham, Editor of Imphal Times has more than 15+ years in the field of Journalism. A seasoned editor, was a former editor of ISTV News. He resides in Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai, with his wife and parents.
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