Stranded individuals may visit for assistance

SHILLONG, Apr 15: The state government on Wednesday informed that it will provide a one-time cash support of Rs.3000 to individuals of the state stranded in various parts of the country. 

It may be mentioned that this decision was made by the State Cabinet recently. 

Such individuals include many residents  of  Meghalaya including workers in the service industry, students, professionals and others are stranded across the country and are unable to  return to the  State  owing to the national lockdown and  the  suspension  of air  and  rail transportation. 

“State Governments across the country are providing support to these individuals. To further ease their discomfort, it is decided that the State Government will provide financial assistance through the Chief Minister’s Special Grant,” Chief Secretary, M. S. Rao informed. 

The Chief Secretary informed that modalities that will be adopted to provide the support are – individuals wanting to avail the cash support should fill up a short online form providing their information including Bank account details. 

Documentary evidence of being outside the State currently will have to be provided. The weblink for the form is at

The cash support will be directly credited to the Bank accounts of the individuals. 

5 thoughts on “Stranded individuals may visit for assistance

  1. I m not able to upload my documents I.e voter ID of shillong . Help me in uploading so that I can avail the benfits provided.

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