GUWAHATI, April 10 - The State government will offer a financial assistance to three categories of patients stranded outside the State due to the lockdown.
The assistance will be provided to cancer patients, those who have gone for heart surgeries or kidney transplant. The patients will have to call up a helpline � 0361-2558955 � with their details. Later, they will have to send their account details in a WhatsApp number 6901281862.
�We have not yet decided the amount of financial assistance. It will depend on the number of beneficiaries,� Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said, adding that the assistance will be provided after proper verification.
In Mumbai�s Assam Bhavan alone, there are 150 stranded cancer patients currently.