Goan Reporter News: Governor Shri P. S. Sreedharan Pillai disburses financial assistance to Cancer patients


Shri Digambar Kamat, Former Chief Minister and present MLA in presence of the Governor Shri P.S. Sreedharan Pillai disbursed financial assistance to 160 cancer patients in the State from the Governor’s discretionary fund at Raj Bhavan today.

The special program was organised at New Durbar Hall, Raj Bhavan. Shri M. R. M. Rao, IAS, Secretary to Governor and Shri Sanjeev C. Gauns Dessai, Add. Secretary to the Governor were present.

First Lady, Shri Rita Sreedharan Pillai graced the occasion.

Earlier, Shri M. R. M. Rao, IAS, Secretary to Governor welcomed the guests.

Addressing the people Shri Digamber Kamat said, this is a small attempt of Raj Bhavan to ease the pain and the health of the people in distress in the State. The Head of the State is providing this help to reduce anxiety among the affected families, Shri Kamat added.

Thanking the Governor on behalf of all the patients, Shri Kamat informed that almighty God is always ready to help the person who helps the poor and distressed section of the society.

The Governor, earlier had visited a number of NGOs and disbursed financial assistance personally at the doorsteps of these institutions. Further, during the Goa Gram Sampurna Yatra, Governor visited the length and breadth of the State and distributed financial assistance to dialysis/cancer/other patients from the Governor’s discretionary fund.


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