Manipur govt announces schemes for sportspersons, artistes
IMPHAL | MARCH 16, 2020:
The Manipur government has decided to provide benefits to sportspersons and artistes who have brought laurels to the state and the country.
The announcement was made on the third anniversary of the BJP-led government in the state on Sunday with Chief Minister N Biren Singh declaring that it was "the biggest ever" scheme for the welfare of the sportspersons and artistes of the state.
Around Rs 7.36 crore and Rs 5.70 crore respectively will be required for the newly announced "Chief Ministers Akhannaba Sanaroisingi Tengbang (CMAST)" and "Chief Ministergi Artiste Singgi Tengbang (CMAT)" schemes respectively, a press release issued by the chief minister"s secretariat said.