Dharamshala: Under the Department of Education’s COVID-19 emergency relief, a sum of INR 13,71,000 has been disbursed to support 161 Tibetan college-going students who are stranded and in dire need of financial aid. The beneficiaries received INR 5000 each for basic necessities allowance. They were selected based on the following criteria – either their parents are in Tibet or those with parents here, are financially affected by this pandemic under the prolonged nationwide lockdown with their source of income cut off.
On the other hand, the Department of Education has provided relief aid of INR 2000 to 178 school students and INR 5000 to 42 college-going students belonging to financially-disadvantaged homes so that they can avail themselves of basic necessities during the lockdown amid the pandemic.
COVID-19 relief money distributed to college-going stranded and needy students with INR 5000 each:
COVID-19 relief money distributed to college and school children belonging to Nyamthak/Destitute category as per the settlement-wise:
-Filed by Department of Education