Imphal, Oct 24:
Education Minister S. Rajen Singh has laid foundation stone of Augmentation of Lamsang Water Supply Scheme at Taothong Apheiba in Lamsang Assembly Constituency today. The water supply scheme is to be constructed by Keystone Construction Pvt. Ltd. under New Development Bank, NDB, funding.
Speaking as Chief Guest minister Rajen informed that by the end of 2021 all water supply schemes which are being constructed under different schemes in Lamsang Assembly Constituency will be handed over to the public of Lamsang A/C. Thaoroijam Water Supply Scheme, Mana Ingkhol Water Supply Scheme and Salam Water Supply Scheme are all set for inauguration.
The construction of Mayanglangjing Water Supply Scheme, Khonghampat Water Supply Scheme, Kameng Water Supply Scheme have recorded a good progress. Water Supply schemes at Tingri, Haorangsabal and Heibongpokpi which are under construction got tremendous progress. Awangkhunou Water Supply Scheme and Kwakshiphai water Supply Schemes are also being upgraded. New water supply schemes will also be taken up, he added.
Rajen said that before the upcoming state assembly election, 2022, 90% of the total households in Lamsang A/C will be provided drinking water. Besides water supply facilities education facilities in Lamsang A/C has also been upgraded. Praja High School, Lamsang and Khonghampat High School has been upgraded to Higher Secondary status.
He maintained that the present government has taken up many developmental and welfare schemes of the public. Law and order condition has been comparatively improved. Unique and distinct policies and schemes have been initiated. People can now feel the sense of oneness. The government is doing its best for the welfare of the people, he added.
Minister also appealed the public to cooperate with the government on such initiatives. Ex-Chairperson of Lamsang Nagar Panchayat also shared the dais as president. Local leaders, ex-councillors, officials from PHED and Keystone Const. Pvt. Ltd and others also attended the occassion.