Imphal, Dec 11: A 2-day Internal Press Conducted Tour was organized by Directorate of information and Public Relations, Government of Manipur at Kwatha in Tengnoupal District on 8th and 9th December, 2017. The tour was mainly organized to highlight the developmental work and grievances of the villagers of Kwatha Village. Media persons from reputed media agencies including DIPR Staffs took part in the tour. The tour was flagged off by N. Krishnakumar, Deputy Director, IPR, from the DIPR office complex, Keishampat at 8 am on the 8th of December, 2017.
The media team was warmly welcomed at the Tengnoupal District Headquarter by Dr. S. Ibomcha Singh, SP, and Rabindra Singh, SDO, Tengnoupal District, on the way to Kwatha. Interacting with the media persons, Dr. S. Ibomcha Singh said that for the time being the SP office is functioning from the office attached to Manipur Rural Bank, as the District is newly formed. The Department is facing difficulties in safeguarding the Indo-Myanmar Border in Tengnoupal District because of the lack of infrastructure and manpower. And so the Police Department along with the Assam Rifles is taking up steps to maintain the law and order situation of the District. Moreover, the District Administration is trying their level best to meet the demands of the people and bring peace and harmony among the different communities within the jurisdiction of the District, he further added.
Rabindra Singh said that even though the District is not upto the ideal level but things are improving and in the next 3-4 months some changes may be seen in the said District. The administration is trying to bridge the gap between the public and the Administration even if there are difficulties in reaching out to the remote areas, he added.
The media team left the village on the same day and reached DIPR office, Imphal, the next day after halting the night at Moreh, as there is no accommodation facility at Kwatha village.