Govt’s performance satisfactory towards bringing development in the State: CM
Imphal, Feb. 26: Hundreds of people turned up on the joint Hill Leaders’ Day and Meeyamgi Numit to air their grievances to the Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh at CM’s Secretariat today.
The Chief Minister attended to as many as about 380 complaints and personally met nearly 800 people from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.
On the sideline of the programme, Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh told the media persons that the performance of the new government is satisfactory towards bringing development in the State. Mentioning that after the government launched new welfare and health schemes for disabled persons and needy people of the State, Chief Minister said that the number of grievances/people on Meeyamgi Numit and Hill leaders’ day has been reduced drastically and it is a sign of positive change in the State. People might have benefited from the newly introduced schemes, he added.
Stating that he would continue to hold Meeyamgi Numit and Hill Leaders’ Day until the problems faced by the people aren’t solved, Chief Minister said that such meetings offer an opportunity to hear the grievances and problems faced by the people personally. Chief Minister said that grievances regarding health and disabled people has been lessen however many people came for financial assistance for self employment. Officials of various banks including SBI and Manipur Rural Bank are being deputed to assist those people who need financial help/loans. During the meeting, Chief Minister directed the SBI officials to offer loans to needy and poor people and also asked the officials to reduce the loan processing time, if possible. Chief Minster said that officials of Health department have been deployed to issue the health card under the CM-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang scheme.
Shri N. Biren Singh informed the media that around 80-100 projects would be inaugurated/launched from March 1 to 15 as part of the first anniversary celebration of the BJP-led State Government in the State. He said that Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh would visit the State on March 14 to attend the anniversary celebration that falls on March 15, 2018. The Chief Minister also said that he would also seek a confirmation of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s visit to the State. Prime Minister Narendra Modi would lay the foundation stone for Sports University, inaugurate Ministerial Block of Civil Secretariat, Dolaithabi and Thoubal Project etc. He would also seek permission of Prime Minister to lay the foundation stone for the construction of Regional Football Academy in the State during his visit. He also stated that the government would install flood lights in the Khuman Lampak Main Statdium soon and would upgrade the seating capacity of the Main Stadium, Khuman Lampak.
It may be mentioned that due to the 4th session of the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly, the “Hill Leader’s Day” and “Meeyamgi Numit” scheduled to be held on 10th and 15th February, 2018, was rescheduled today.
William Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since beginning. A avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue.