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‘Connectivity vital to development of society’

by Jeet Akoijam
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IT News
Imphal, Aug 29

Works Minister Thongam Biswajit, said that connectivity is vital in bringing development to a society and assured improvement works for the approach road to Sinakeithei after the moonson season.
Addressing the public of Sinakeithei in Ukhrul District at the village playground yesterday morning, Biswajit encouraged the young students of the area to work hard stating that they are the future human resource of our State. He explained that human resource is the best resource available to the humans. Parents and guardians should also mould their wards to their best level and help them become successful persons in their live.
Biswajit also observed that the ecological imbalance we are witnessing today has brought droughts and floods to us. He encouraged the villagers to plant trees in the surrounding area. He said plantation of fruit bearing trees in the area will only act as a beautification of the area.
Stating that development should begin from oneself, the Minister said that no one will come and work for the development of our area until we start ourselves. He said development has been neglected for long, but we should also remember that the best time to start acting is now. He continued we should start from now to develop good thoughts and improve relations among ourselves.
Meanwhile, in reply to memorandum submitted by the villagers, the Minister expressed the need to construct a multi-purpose hall for sporting purpose and a separate community hall in the village. Regarding upgradation of the local school to a higher secondary school, the Minister said it has a certain set of criteria and as such, he will discuss the issue with the concerned Minister at the earliest.
Biswajit also announced that tender process for construction of a Power Sub-Station in the area has been completed and will commence soon.
Explaining the Mission for Economic Empowerment of Traditional Artisans and Craftsmen, Biswajit who is also the Industries Minister said that trainings are provided for certain crafts under MEETAC to develop crafts, and financial assistance are also provided to provide alternative livelihoods.
Biswajit also encouraged the use of solar roofing lights in the village. He further explained the UJALA scheme.
PHED Minister L Dikho who was also present at the function announced the construction of a Water Supply Scheme in the village.
The function was also attended by MLA K Leishiyo.

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