As a part of her forefront agenda to ensure food security to the people, especially the genuinely needy people irrespective of community, religion, caste and creed, Social Welfare Minister Nemcha Kipgen continued providing help to the needy people of Twilang area in her Kangpokpi assembly constituency on Wednesday.
Altogether, almost 300 genuinely needy people including widow, widower, aged, differently abled, etc.of Irang Part-I and Part-II including Makui, Chaljang and Wakotphai in Twilang area of Kangpokpi assembly constituency were distributed rice, dal and potato. The essential items were handed over through the village representatives at Kangpokpi district headquarters.
Sixty-one beneficiaries from 11 villages in Irang Part-I, 138 beneficiaries from 17 villages in Irang Part-II and 58 beneficiaries from Makui, Chaljang and Wakotphai villages availed the benefits of Minister Nemcha Kipgen "modest initiative" of helping the genuinely needy people to ensure their food security during the pandemic.
The minister also reached out to the poor and needy people of various areas in her assembly constituency earlier with various essential items.
Man Kumar, a representative from Irang Part-II expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the minister for her initiative of helping the poor in Twilang area during the pandemic.
He said that people of Irang area are mostly living below poverty line and they have been enduring hard times owing to the pandemic COVID-19, since the beginning of the nationwide lockdown as they could no longer earn for their livelihood.
He also pointed out that benefits under various government programmes were availed by the people, however, it was not enough for their survival.
“The modest intervention of Nemcha Kipgen immensely helped the poor and needy people of her assembly constituency,” said Man Kumar while adding that people of Kangpokpi assembly constituency are fortunate to have such a humble and caring Minister.
He further said that people of Twilang area wishes her good health and peacefulness in her endeavors