The Vayomithram scheme of the Social Welfare Department, intended to benefit indigent senior citizens, has over 4,000 beneficiaries in the district. Under the first phase launched in the Kannur and Mattannur municipalities, senior citizens were being provided treatment at medical camps at 20 select centres every alternate week. As many as 268 citizens were getting medical aid under the scheme in the district, a press release issued here said. — Special Correspondent

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