Tuesday, 03 August 2021 | PNS | Dehradun
Chief Minister (CM) Pushkar Singh Dhami summed up the importance he gives to the MVY by telling the children beneficiaries that he is like a Mama (uncle) to them. He said that the government would act like a guardian to the children covered under MVY.
Interestingly prior to Dhami, while addressing the programme, the Women and child development Minister Rekha Arya had told the children that they should consider her as their Bua.
Beneficiaries hail Vatsalya Scheme
Rani (name changed) a resident of Dehradun lost her husband, a property dealer on April 22 due to Covid-19. Since her husband was the only bread earner of the family Rani was very concerned about future of her two sons.
“One of a relative informed me about the scheme after which I filled the application form. I am happy that both my sons who are in class IX and I respectively have been covered under the scheme,’’ she said while interacting with The Pioneer on the sidelines of the programme.
Nisha (name changed on request) a student of Class XI said that her mother succumbed to Covid-19 on April 30 this year. Her father resides in Thailand but does not take care of the family. “I want to become an officer in Indian Army and this scheme of government would help me in fulfilling my dream,’’ she said.