KUPWARA: On the launching ceremony of Social Assistance Scheme for Covid Mortalities (SASCM) by Lieutenant Governor J&K today, Chairman, District Development Council, Kupwara, Irfan Sultan Panditpori and Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Imam Din distributed relief among the beneficiaries under the scheme, here at D.C. Office, Kupwara.

On the occasion, 12 sanction orders pertaining to monthly pension of Rs.1000 were handed over by the dignitaries to the beneficiaries. Besides, 10 sanction orders of scholarships were also distributed among beneficiaries, consisting 8 scholarships of Rs.20000 each and 2 scholarships of Rs.40000 each. The scheme is sponsored by the Social Welfare Department.