Two Meghalaya MPs pledge Rs 1 crore each
Meghalaya MPs Vincent H. Pala and Agatha K. Sangma on Monday allotted Rs 1 crore each from their MPLADS fund for procuring Covid-19 testing kits, masks protective suits and other necessary equipment.
Over 7,700 people moved to the state recently, and over 40 samples have been examined so far, all of which tested negative for the disease.
“I have recommended the release of Rs 1 crore from the MPLAD scheme for the purchase of ventilators, masks, preventive suits, testing kits and other medical devices,” Pala said.
Tura MP Agatha K. Sangma also recommended the release of Rs 1 crore from her MPLAD scheme fund to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund.
“I’m pledging Rs 1 crore from my MPLAD to the Prime Minister’s relief fund. Let’s work together to combat this pandemic. Stay safe and stay blessed everyone,” the NPP MP wrote on her Facebook page.