IMPHAL, May 4: The Thangmeiband Assembly Constituency Development Forum had organized a distribution programme for various pensions and benefits schemes for Thangmeiband A/C, today. The function was held at the residence of Jyotin Waikhom, secretary, Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC), Thangmeiband Hijam Leikai.
The distribution programme was attended by Jyotin Waikhom, as chief guest, Th. Ibotombi, president, Thangmeiband Block Congress Committee, as functional president and Thambaljao Phaomei, councilor, ward No. 25, A. Jiwanlata Devi councilor ward No. 2, S Surangini, councilor, ward No. 3 and Soraisam ongbi Binarani Devi, social worker as the guests of honour of the distribution programme.
The pensions were distributed to altogether 61 beneficiaries from the Thangmeiband A/C. The beneficiary schemes included old aged pension, once in a year, widows`™ pension, once in 18 months, family benefits, one time and disables`™ pension, once in 18 months.
The amount distributed for each schemes were Rs2400 for old aged, Rs.3600 for widows, Rs. 10,000 given once for family benefits scheme and Rs. 3600 for Disable pension.