Anyone stranded outside can now apply for one-time financial assistance

Morung Express News

Dimapur | May 23


Online applications for ‘one-time financial assistance’ of Rs 10000 for stranded Nagaland citizens resumed on May 23 on condition that applicants agree to remain in their present location till lockdown is completely lifted in the state of Nagaland.

According to the terms and conditions on the portal, the assistance is only for the stranded citizens of Nagaland in other states of the country who opt to stay back where they are presently. The applications may be made up till 10:00 am of May 26, after which the facility will be closed.

It said that citizens, who have already availed the benefit during the first phase, are not eligible to apply. However, those applicants whose names are in the rejected list can reapply with proper documents.

It is understood that citizens who avail this assistance will not return back to Nagaland till the lockdown is completely lifted in the State, it stated.

Meanwhile, it cautioned that use of fraudulent practices to avail this assistance will be strictly dealt under applicable sections of Indian Penal Code & Disaster Management Act, 2005. Applications submitted with information or documents which are incorrect/unclear/misleading will be summarily rejected, it said, while adding that that no claims for withdrawal or corrections will be entertained over email/phone once application has been submitted.

The Government of Nagaland meanwhile reserved the right to publish details (excluding confidential information) of beneficiaries in the public domain.


How to apply
Applicants are required to enter their 10-digit mobile numbers to begin application process on the portal

Documents required for application include: one document issued by the Government of Nagaland in the applicant’s name (e.g. Birth Certificate, PRC, ST, Indigenous Inhabitant Certificate etc.); Bank Passbook or Bank Statement clearly indicating the name of account holder and account number and one ID card issued by the Government of India in the applicant’s name.

Additionally, students are required to produce ID card issued by their respective institutions while patients are also to produce any medical document issued by the hospital where treatment is being undertaken.