Maheshwar Gurumayum

Maheshwar Gurumayum

Maheshwar Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since 2013. An avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue. He can be contacted at [email protected]

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Imphal, Oct 15:

Lieutenant General Sukhdeep Sangwan, AVSM, SM**, Director General of Assam Rifles visited the state on 14th October to review the prevailing security, law and order situation.

The Director General along with the Inspector General Assam Rifles (South), Major General Alok Naresh visited the far flung field formations and interacted with troops deployed in the forward locations of the state. During the visit, the General was briefed in detail by the Commander 10 Sector Assam Rifles, Commandant Somsai Battalion and Commandant Chassad Battalion on ground about the latest prevailing security situation and operational preparedness. He was also briefed about the efforts being undertaken for Force preservation and COVID-19 preparedness of Assam Rifles in Manipur.

The Director General expressed his satisfaction on the level of operational preparedness as well as the assistance being provided by the troops of Assam Rifles and Army during the COVID-19 pandemic. He complimented the troops for carrying out a commendable job with regards of efficiently managing the security situation in the state facing multiple challenges in difficult & inhospitable conditions and commended them for carrying out people friendly operations.

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Imphal, October 10:
Education, Fishery and CADA Minister S. Rajen Singh has advised the concerned works  executing agencies concerning education department, not to release any bill if the contractors do not follow the particulars in the work order. He also asked for strict compliance to the instructions of the concerned Engineering Department.

Minister was speaking to media during his visit at different government colleges located in Imphal West, Bishnupur and Imphal East. Minister Rajen said that the infrastructures of the present Government Colleges is not satisfactory. The ongoing construction of Library building in the campus of D.M. College of Teachers’ Education need to be reviewed since the quality of construction is not satisfactory. He also instructed the concerned Engineering Department to put the present construction on halt.

While visiting L. Sanoi College, Nambol, Minister Rajen maintained that the principal of the college will be empowered to monitor the development works of the college. He suggested that teachers should be away from politics. Rather they should adhere to their service of the teaching students. MLA, Nambol Assembly Constituency N. Loken Singh also arrived at the spot at the time of ministerial team’s visit. Loken also urged the teachers to be sincere to their profession and keep away themselves from unrelated tasks.

Minister visited S. Kula Women’s College which is adjacent to L. Sanoi College and saw his satisfaction to the proper maintenance of the college. Later, he visited Imphal College and inspected the ongoing construction of College Library. Minister also visited Liberal College, Luwangsangbam. During his visit Minister Rajen assured for renovation of rooms and damaged blocks of the colleges according to the availability of fund in the education department on priority basis. In case of shortage of fund in the education department for development and renovation of the colleges, proposals and DPRs will be prepared and submit to the concerned ministry for more funding, he added.

Minister also visited G.P. Women’s College and inspected the ongoing construction of College Library and site for the construction of new Girls’ Hostel. He also interacted with the teaching and non teaching staffs of the college.  

The ministerial team includes M. Harekrishna, IAS, Commissioner Higher and Technical Education, Dr. Rangitabali Waikhom, IAS, Director Education (U), Chief Engineer Education Engineering Wing, Kh. Sarat Singh, Executive Engineer, AE of the wing and other officials.

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Imphal, Oct 6:

Minister of Forest, Environment and Climate Change, Awangbow Newmai today inspected the ongoing projects of the Directorate of Environment and Climate Change.
Minister Awangbow Newmai inspected the ongoing Climate Change Adaptation Project at Phayeng village in Imphal West. He also inspected the spring source water supply system, solar powered cold storage unit under UNDP and village knowledge centre.
Later, the Minister inspected the work progress of the Sewage Treatment (ST) Plant at Heirangoithong under the Rejuvenation and Conservation of Nambul River. He also visited and checked the maintenance of the river front garden at Waheng Lekai, Keishampat and Keishamthong.
Addressing the gathering at Phayeng village, Minister Awangbow Newmai expressed happiness after visiting the community reserve forest in the area. He said Phayeng village has set an example to the entire State on the conservation of forest led by village head and others. He assured to take up necessary work under the supervision of Hon’ble Chief Minister N. Biren Singh.
He said he is extremely pleased to know that everyday around four volunteers on roster basis are guarding the community forest and opined that if each and every individual in the State have this kind of awareness and dedication then our land can be protected for the future generation. He said he believes that understanding and support of the people will help in successful implementation of all Government programmes.
He was accompanied by Leishiyo Keishing, Chairman Hill Area Committee and MLA Phungyar; H. Dingo Singh, MLA Sekmai; Directorate of Environment and Climate Change Director Dr. Y. Nabachandra Singh and Deputy Director Dr. T. Brajakumar Singh, officials, locals and others.

Saturday, 03 October 2020 17:19

CM inaugurates Police Guest House at Mao

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Imphal, Oct. 3:

Chief Minister N. Biren Singh inaugurated the Senapati District Police Guest House constructed at an estimated cost of around Rs. 27 lakhs at Mao via video conferencing today.  
Public Health Engineering Minister Losii Dikho, DGP L.M. Khaute, ADGP (LO) AK Sinha and other high ranking police officers were also present at the occasion. 
Speaking at the function, the Chief Minister said that it has been a sincere effort of the BJP-led Government to ensure reaching of development and administration to the interior parts of the State. He expressed hope that the newly inaugurated guest house would reduce the inconvenience earlier faced by police officers and personnel visiting the border town for their official duties.  
Stating that Mao is one of the most important entry points to Manipur, the Chief Minister acknowledged the tremendous difficulties faced by police in checking uncontrolled entry of people during this time of pandemic. He also instructed the police to continue working with dedication and sincerity in this regard, stating that rewards for every hard work comes automatically. 
It was hard to maintain order in hill districts earlier, however the situation had improved considerably in the past 2-3 years, and it was due to the dedicated efforts of the Manipur Police Department, the Chief Minister said. He also asked the police to maintain cordial relationships with the people and civil society organizations.  
Stating that police should always try to explore different ways to convince the public, he said that they should hold regular interactions with the people and the CSOs so that unwanted agitations like bandhs and blockades can be averted in advance. He also directed the police not to confront with the public but make them feel that the Government is their guardian and nobody is above the law. 
In his speech, PHE Minister L. Dikho said that Mao police station is an old police station, so the buildings and infrastructure are quite old. As such, inauguration of a police guest house in the town is a very welcome development. He also appreciated Mao police’s works towards proper management of COVID-19 pandemic with their strict vigil on entry of people from there.

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