Kathmandu: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has provided corona insurance to 300 needy citizens from the amount of his covid-19 insurance.
According to Minister Bhattarai’s personal secretary Prem Guragai, he has received Rs 100,000 in insurance as soon as he is free from the Corona virus infection.
From the amount, Minister Bhattarai has spent to insure the corona of 300 underprivileged, destitute, students, helpless and workers in his constituency Taplejung.
In addition, Minister Bhattarai has insured a total of 1276 people with permanent address in Taplejung from his salary allowance. Thus, Minister Bhattarai has provided corona insurance to a total of 1576 citizens at his own expense, according to his secretariat. He is a directly elected MP from Taplejung district.