More than Rs 15 lakh sent to residents of Assam stranded outside India
GUWAHATI: Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has announced that more than Rs 15 lakh has been sent to residents of Assam stranded outside India.
Sarma had earlier said that people of Assam stranded abroad will be given $2000.
“Those who have travelled outside the country in the last 30 days for various reasons for attending seminars, exchange students, business related work and even tourists and are not being able to return to Assam as airlines have shut down, they will each be given 2,000 dollars in their respective accounts, “ Sarma said during a press meet on March 20.
“Those stuck outside can mail on this email Id, their passport will be checked and they will be provided with the money,” he added.