AIZAWL, April 29 - The Airport Authority of India today donated Rs 10 lakh to the Mizoram Chief Minister�s Relief Fund to fight against COVID-19.
AAI officials handed over a cheque for the amount to Chief Minister Zoramthanga who inspected renovation works at the Lengpui Airport today. The Chief Minister thanked the AAI for its donation.
Due to the suspension of flights during the lockdown, renovation works at the State�s lone airport have been going on in full swing, Zoramthanga said. The ongoing works include repairing and resurfacing of the runway, and beautification of the airport.
PM Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana: The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana has provided the much needed relief to the weaker sections of people during the ongoing lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Families belonging to the weaker sections are availing of the PM Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana across Mizoram. P Lalhriatpuii of Lunglei thanked the Government for providing her family free rations. Another beneficiary from Lunglei district also hailed the Centre�s decision to provide free rations under the scheme during the crucial lockdown period.