In view of the rising Covid-19 cases and its cascading effect in the state, the state government provided essential commodities worth Rs 2,000 to the poor living in containment zones at Bahboria village in Jamugurihat on Thursday.
Essentials provided to the people in presence of Naduwar revenue circle officer Kanangu and Laat Mandal.
A few days ago Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma shared the information that people who are financially weak and are stuck inside Containment Zones will be provided essential commodities worth Rs. 2000.
The Assam government has allotted this money for a period of 14 days to those families with financial constraints.
Jamugurihat is witnessing massive spike in COVID positive cases. Several critical patients also died in last few days.
However, Sonitpur district recorded 2,535 COVID positive cases in the last 10 days.