Senior citizens receive social pension in Mongkhoke

Mongkhoke, 27 September


Officials from the Town Department of Social Welfare under Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement disbursed social pension to senior citizens aged 85 and above in the Town of Mongkhoke, Monghsat District in Shan State(East) on a door to door basis on 26 September.


Under this cash aid program, 13 elderly people who are eligible to receive social pension in the Town received Ks. 30000 each for the months of July, August and September in this fiscal year.


Officials from the Township Department of Social Welfare and General Administration Department paid a domiciliary visit to the homes of senior citizens in wards in the Town and dispensed social pension. The remaining senior citizens who are eligible to receive social pension will be dispensed social pension by respective village administrators.—Yin Yin Win(IPRD) 
Translated by JT