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Huirem Naresh

Huirem Naresh

Huirem Naresh, a resident of Keishamthong Elangbam has been with Imphal Times since its start, 2013. He handles mostly Press release and announcement related news. Naresh is also a social worker. He can be emailed at [email protected]

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Old age pensions will be disburse soon: Nemcha Kipgen

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Imphal, April 3

Social Welfare Minister Nemcha Kipgen today informed that funds will be released through PFMS - Direct Benefit transfer (DBT) for Old age pensions – Manipur Old Age Pension (MOAP), Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension and for all the newly selected beneficiaries of MOAP received in Go to Village mission.
Social Welfare Minister stated that funds for most of the governmental schemes of the department are now given through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) with an aim to avoid any misappropriation of funds by any third party and to directly reach the beneficiaries in their bank accounts.
Minister further informed that sometimes pending in payments of the pension amount may arise due to incorrect bank account number and Aadhaar not seeded with respective bank account.
In view of the prevailing lockdown situation to contain and combat the COVID-19 pandemic, she appealed all to follow orderly disbursal of pension amount while maintaining social distancing and avoiding overcrowding in banks and ATMs to ensure safety for all.

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KSA donates to encourage CM in fighting COVID-19; distributes edible items to students

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Imphal, April 2

Encouraging the government decision for construction of a quarantined center, students’ body Kangleipak  Students’ Association (KSA) donated a sum of Rs. 51,150 which they contributed from among the members of their association . The amount was handed over to Chief Minister N. Biren Singh today morning.

The student body appreciated the effort of the Chief Minister while trying to break the chain of coronavirus pandemic. They assured to extend every possible help to the government while taking up any work to contain the spread of the deadly virus. 

Earlier, the KSA had extended all possible help, who have been staying indoors at rented room or hostel due to the lockdown called by the government to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 at different places of Imphal area. As those students were found out of money due to loss of connection with their family, the KSA volunteers distributed edible items to such students . Yesterday the KSA distributed edible items at Thangmeiband Hijam Leikai, Uripok Hijam Leikai, Manipur University Ladies Hostel, Thangmeiband Lourel Purel Leikai, Kwakeithel, Chingmeirong , Keisamthong, Langthabal Kunja, Kyamgei and Khumbong.

While distributing the edible items to the students the KSA found to family who have been deprived of all facilities provided by the government at Mayang Imphal Bengoon and Haobam Marak Chingtham Leikai. One rice bag along with vegetable were handed over to each of the family.

 

Meanwhile more and more colleges extended support to the Government in fighting the spread of the corona virus.

The Department of Chemistry, Oriental College (Autonomous), Takyel, Imphal has prepared Alcohol Based Hand Sanitizers under the sponsorship of Department of University & Higher Education, Govt. of Manipur and distributed the sanitizers to the local clubs and Member of Zila Parishad as a part of sanitisation fight the spreading of COVID -19 in Manipur.

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Seram Niken ZP Member distributes essential kitchen items

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Imphal, April 1
In view of the inconveniences face by the peoples of the Thongju AC Imphal East due to lockdown called across the nation to contain the outbreak of the Novel coronavirus /COVID-19, Seram Niken zilla parishad Member of Imphal East distributed essential items kitchen items including Vegetable , soap, oil, salt to around 8000 household of the Uchakon Nongpok Gram Panchayat , Uchekon Nongchup Gram Panchayat , Khongman Gram Panchayat and Torban kshetri Leikai Gram Panchayat of Thongju Assembly Constituency. Local Clubs volunteers and Ward Members assisted the distributing the edible items.

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CCpur’s CSOs, ADC prepares to fight COVID -19

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CCpur, March 31

The Chairman autonomous district council ,ADC, Churachandpur T Paukhanlian has convened a meeting with civil society organisation, CSO, leaders and leaders of students Union of the district  yesterday morning at ADC, Churachandpur office  .
The meeting was attended by all the 26 members of the ADC members besides Village authorities of the town.
The main agendas of the meeting was on as to how to regulate and opened basic necessities providing groceries shops and taking maximum precautionary measures.
The meeting  was attended by leaders of  the Young Paite Association, YPA, Kuki Khanglai Lompi,KKL,Kuki Inpi , Churachandpur,Zomi Youth Organisation ,ZYO, Simte Youth Organisation, SYO, Lamka Block Chief Association, Siamsinpawlpi General Headquarters, Mizo Zirlai Pawl, MZP, Hmar Youth Association, HYAbesides other
During the meeting issues related to opening of shops have been discussed detail
Leaders stated that the issue is about the  fight  against COVID 19 on the one hand and malnutrition on the other
Based on this light suggestions have been made in favour of allowing the opening of shops which has licence with strong instruction to mark distances for social distances and that only one members of person  of family will be allowed to go  and purchased goods .
While another suggestion was again made in such a way as to not opened at all those of the shops for some more time
The ADC will keep in touch the district administration regarding the deliberations ,so that all preventive measures are taken care of and basic requirements of the general public is readily available to the public.

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