RAJSHAHI: A total of 23 patients suffering from various chronic diseases like kidney complaint, liver cirrhosis, heart ailment, cancer and paralysis caused by stroke received financial support worth Taka 11.5 lakh in the city on Monday.
The Department of Social Services (DSS) provided the support. The Deputy Director Office of DSS organised the cheque distribution programme at the conference hall of deputy commissioner (DC).
“Considering their vulnerable condition, the government has launched welfare programmes,” he said.
The beneficiaries have been getting their allowance timely through their own bank accounts.