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Finance Minister Ajanta Neog lauds volunteers of Orunodoi verification

Assam's Finance Minister Ajanta Neog has lauded students who will be deployed to carry out a social audit of the Orunodoi scheme

Ajanta Neog

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  3 Aug 2022 3:27 AM GMT

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GUWAHATI: Assam's Finance Minister Ajanta Neog has lauded students who will be deployed to carry out a social audit of the Orunodoi scheme and urged them to be vigilant during the exercise.

Addressing a training programme at Khanapara here on Tuesday for college and university students from the NCC, NSS, Bharat Scouts and Guides, and college, university, who have volunteered to help the administration in verification of beneficiaries under the Orunodoi scheme in the Kamrup (M) district, Neog told the students, "The Chief Minister believes that you can do this. Because you have dreams, the future of the country is in your hands."

She mentioned that the Chief Minister had launched the Orunodoi scheme in 2020 for direct benefit transfer (DBT) and currently around 20 lakh people are benefiting from it.

The Finance Minister congratulated the students for their willingness to go from village to village and house to house and said that the Chief Minister has sought to do some things to help the weaker sections and thereby protect State's future and make it one of the top five States of the country.

It may be mentioned that each team of volunteers will be under the control of one supervisor in wards and panchayats. The number of beneficiaries of Arunodaya Scheme in the Kamrup (M) district is 54,417.

Senior Agriculture Development Officers Manas Pratim Mahanta and Mukul Barman conducted the training programme, which was assisted by the Additional Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup (M), Sukanya Bora, officials of the Development Branch of the Deputy Commissioner's office and NIC officials.

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