The special package for ‘distressed or stranded citizens’ announced by the Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on April 20. (Photo Courtesy: covid19.nagaland.gov.in)
Morung Express News
Dimapur | April 20
The Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on April 20 announced a special package for ‘distressed or stranded citizens’ outside Nagaland.
The New Initiatives and Announcements section of the Nagaland’s COVID-19 Dashboard informed that the package include a sum of Rs 3000 for stranded students staying outside. The Chief Minister also took to Twitter to share the information on Monday.
The package also includes a sum of Rs 4000 for stranded working persons or professionals.
The Dashboard further informed that patients outside Nagaland will also be given Rs 20000.
“Daily wage earners in Nagaland will be provided essential commodities package through district administration,” it added.
To avail the assistance, one has to visit ‘I am stranded | I am staying outside’ portal, an online platform created by the Nagaland Government “to connect all Citizens of Nagaland living outside the state of Nagaland and in need of assistance due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.”
“We would like to hear your concerns and provide help and assistance where possible. The genuinity of the request will be verified and necessary help will be extended,” a disclaimer on the platform informed.
“We will try to see possible options to see the nearest centres from where you can be helped at the earliest,” it said.
“Please note that giving false information or any fraudulent practices will be dealt under relevant sections of Law,” it added.