New Delhi: Delhi government on Wednesday sanctioned
a financial assistance of Rs 47 lakh to a number of NGOs and
social organisations doing pioneering work in various fields.
The decision to extend the grant was taken at a meeting
presided by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. The assistance will
be given from the coffers of Delhi Kalyan Samittee.
The beneficiaries include Joint Forum of Vasundhara
Enclave, Sumudhar Hamsdhavani Trust, The Delhi Bhartiya Gramin
Mahila Sangh and Crafts Council of India.
The government has also decided to provide financial aid
to the tune of Rs 5.60 lakh to 12 poor persons, suffering from
diseases, for their treatment.