5.6 km of Indo-Myanmar Border between Border Pillar No. 79 and 81 have been fenced: CM

5.6 km of Indo-Myanmar Border between Border Pillar No. 79 and 81 have been fenced: CM

Written By: / Tuesday, 02 August 2022 17:28

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Imphal, August 2:

On the eighth day of the morning session of 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly began today with the question hour. As soon as the House assembled, the Speaker Th. Satyabarta took up the question hour.
Leader of the House N.Biren said in the Assembly today that so far 5.6 km of the Indo-Myanmar border fencing have been completed while replying to the question raised by MLA K. Ranjit Singh. The Chief Minister further said that under the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India 60.023 km of fencing will be taken up. Regarding the Indo-Myanmar fencing, Government of India and Myanmar Government will jointly take up the issue. The Chief Minister informed the House that minority in the State includes Muslims, Christians, Jain, Parsis, Bhuddhists and Sikh community. After submitting timely proposal to the Ministry of Minority Affairs, the State Government avail various schemes like Minority Pre-Matric Scholarships Schemes, Minority Post-Matric Scholarships Schemes, Minority Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Schemes, Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakaram (PMJVK) to the minorities. Replying to the question raised by MLA Sheikh Noorul Hassan, the Chief Minister further said ITI Lilong has been established under Skill Labour, Employment & Enterprenuership Department offers craftsmanship, carpentry, molding & welding courses and others skill development training programmes.
Education Minister Th. Basantakumar replying to the question raised by MLA Abdul Nasir said one school is benefitted under IDMI (Infrastructure Development for Minority Institute). He said as per official record the total area of Lilong Higher Secondary Madrassa is 0.36540 hector/ 0.9029 acre. The minister further state in the House that the number of teaching and non-teaching staff of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Awasiya Vidyalaya, Lilong is 12 and 7 respectively.
Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Y. Khemchand said in the Assembly that construction of 103km long Shirui to Khayang Phungtha PMGSY road is in progress but the road stretching from Shirui to Kachouphung village is targeted to be completed by September,2022. The Minister was replying to the question raised by MLA Ram Muivah.

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