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40th Archives Week Celebration; Minister unhappy over the present status of state archive

by Jeet Akoijam
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Imphal, Feb 22

40TH Archives Week Celebration was observed today at G.M. Hall, Imphal. The celebration was organized by the Manipur State Archives, Directorate of Arts and Culture .

L.Jayantakumar  Singh  ,Minister  of Art and  Culture ,Manipur who attended the function as a Chief Guest assured to complete the unfinished work of the Archive infrastructures including the buildings .

The Art and Culture Minister while recalling the importance of Archive expressed dissatisfaction to the non functioning of the department.

“I will complete the work which had been left unfinished due to lack of funds after March” , the Minister said and added that despites the importance of maintaining  Archives it is disheartening to learnt that the department remain non-functional due to lack of fund.

“It is unfortunate that we could not complete the construction of the Archives building at the Airport Road due to lack of fund.”, The Minister said.

‘’Only when we do things with  sincerity, full dedication and team work ,an Archive can be developed from its doldrum,’’said Jayantakumar while giving his inaugural speech. He also expressed his desire to youths to be  knowledgeable by visiting and researching  information   from the Archives.

The inaugural function was also attended by M.Joy Singh, IAS, Commissioner of Art and Culture and Ng. Uttam Singh ,MCS Director of Art and Culture as President and Guest of Honour of the function.

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