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Lünthrong Society appeals to CM
Published on 31 Aug. 2009 12:01 AM IST
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Lünthrong Society has appealed to the chief minister Neiphiu Rio for proper implementation of the Rashtriya Bima Yojana (RSBY). Z T Jangrü, secretary Lünthrong Society, Tunsesang in a letter to the CM has stated that 90% of the people in Kiphire and Longleng districts live below the poverty line owing to low economic growth and that people often die due to easily curable diseases like malaria, typhoid, diarrhea, TB , fever and so on as they lack minimum financial resources to avail of the medical facilities, He said that as the nation depends upon the health status of its citizens the government should ensure that each citizen enjoys maximum health care benefit. He requested the CM to direct the planning department to sanction 10% funds for implementation of the RSBY scheme in line that of Kohima and Phek districts that are enjoying the same benefits.

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