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Lumbini provincial govt to provide Rs 200,000 to kidney, cancer, heart patients

2021 Aug 13, 13:16, Rupandehi
The government of Lumbini Province has announced the budget through an ordinance today.

The first cabinet meeting of the newly-formed Lumbini Province government has decided to provide Rs 200,000 to kidney, cancer, and heart patients.

Prior to this, such patients were receiving Rs 100,000 from the Provincial Government.

Likewise, the council of ministers of the Lumbini Province decided to manage the COVID-19 hotline to rescue the COVID-19 patients and ambulance. The total cost of the management for such responsibilities would be covered by the provincial government.

The cabinet meeting also decided to ensure antigen tests by running health camps in the areas severely affected by coronavirus infection and make the treatment, rescue, and vaccination system more effective.

As decided, Economic Affairs and Planning Minister Krishna Dhowj Khadka has been chosen spokesperson for the provincial government while Amar Bahadur Dangi has been appointed chief advisor of Chief Minister Kul Prasad KC.


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