Third gender to get social security allowance

Third Gender

The third gender will also get social security allowance.

 The Deumai Municipality of Illam is going to give monthly social security allowance to the third gender. 

A budget has been allocated to provide them a monthly allowance of Rs 1,000, said Pabimaya Rai, deputy chief of the municipality.

Similarly, the municipality will provide Rs. 1,000 monthly to unmarried women who have completed 45 years of age.

 Provision has been made to provide allowance at the rate of Rs. 500 per month even to the person with moderate disability (yellow card). 

According to the municipality, there are 141 people with such disabilities in the city.