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Water Resources Minister Letpao Suggests inclusion of Manipur River Basin in Newma Draft Bill

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Imphal, March 7

Water Resources Minister Letpao Haokip attended the Conference of Chief Ministers/Ministers of Water Resources of North-Eastern Region on the Draft Bill in respect of proposed North East Water Management Authority (NEWMA) at New Delhi yesterday afternoon. The Conference was presided over by the Union Minister of Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Sekhawat.

In the conference, Letpao Haokip drew the attention of the gathering to include Manipur river basin in the draft bill of NEWMA. He also said that the formulation of the master plan for Manipur basin should be done at the earliest.

The Minister of State for Jal Shakti and Social Justice & Empowerment, Rattan Lal Kataria, Chief Ministers of Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Tripura, Deputy CM of Meghalaya and WR Ministers of all the NE states participated in the Conference.

Maheshwar Gurumayum

Maheshwar Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since 2013. An avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue. He can be contacted at [email protected]

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