June 4, 2015
West Bengal CM initiates ‘Little Star’ scheme
West Bengal Chief Minister Ms Mamata Banerjee has taken the unique initiative for all the people of the State who suffers due very short height. The Government is setting up a welfare board for people affected with the medical condition of dwarfism.
The ‘Little Star’ scheme will be a safeguard for all these peoplewho are generally subjected to social perils.
Recently, actor Dulal Sarakar who received the National Award for the Best Actor in IFFI, was felicitated by the West Bengal Chief Minister.
Through the ‘Little Star’ project, the State Government will stand beside the people affected with the medical condition of dwarfism, in the fields of education, social security and employment.
Recently, the State Government had established a board for the welfare of transgenders, which would provide pension to the third sex.