Manipur minister for forest and environment Th Shyamkumar addressing a meeting to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Imphal on Monday
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Manipur: All differently-abled to be covered under pension scheme

State minister Th Shyamkumar announces this while participating in a public meeting to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Imphal

Imphal: All differently-abled people in Manipur will be covered under a pension scheme being implemented in the state under the supervision of the chief minister.

Announcing this, while participating in a public meeting as a chief guest to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Monday at the Khuthabi Ground in Imphal East, Manipur minister for forest and environment Th Shyamkumar said that all human beings must accept life as a gift from God. Stating that everyone must dedicate their life working for the welfare of the people, the minister said, “By observing the day, we are honouring the differently-abled people with the objective that we as a society live united for a sustainable and equitable development.”

The programme was organised by the Handicapped Welfare Association Manipur State Head Office, Yairipok Top Chingtha Imphal East.

Blankets being distributed among a section of the differently-abled people during the event in Imphal East on Monday
Blankets being distributed among a section of the differently-abled people during the event in Imphal East on Monday
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