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After 3 years members of UNC celebrate Advent Christmas

Imphal, Dec 6:  After around three years members of the United Naga Council (UNC) today celebrated Advent Christmas with much fan fare at Ramrei Aze Village in Ukhrul district. Leaders and representatives of Autonomous district councils of Senapati, Ukhrul and Chandel were attended in the celebration.
The UNC also invited almost all Imphal based journalist as well as editors of the media houses.
Gaidon kamei, president of the United Naga Council Manipur while speaking on the occasion welcomes all the members of the ADCs from various district as well as representatives of media houses in the state.

Speaking at the sideline of the Advent Christmas celebration a leader of the UNC said that after almost three years the members of the UNC could celebrate the advent Christmas. He said that last three years due to various political crisis they could not celebrate even the Christmas. However, as everything is coming in the right track people could smile and praise the lord by celebrating the Advent Christmas.
Mentioned may be made that last Christmas time, Gaidon Kamei the president of UNC and Stephen the pubilicity secretary were in judicial custody after they were arrested by the state government machineries over blockade issues.

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Serving the people is the most important virtue in life: Th. Biswajit

Imphal, Dec. 6: Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister ThongamBiswajit Singh maintained that serving the poor and downtrodden peoplewhen we are well and healthy is the most important virtue in life. The minister stated the statement on the 22nd foundation day of International Handicapped Welfare Mission (INHAWEM) Manipur which was held at LamyanbaShanglan,Palace Compound, Imphal today.
He further said that to serve the last man in the queue is the ideology of the present government. Recently, the state government has launched Chief Minister GiShotharabasinggi Tenbang, a scheme mainly for the differently abled person and old aged people. Minister said people should take benefit of the scheme as it includes scholarship to students with disabilities, free travel & concession to persons with Disabilities, benefits for old and aged, to name some.
Minister also assured to look into the demands of the International Handicapped Welfare Mission. He also announced to provide pension to hundred (100) disabled person every month from his end. Apart from this, Minister Biswajit also assured to increased Khomdram Angou Memorial Bravery Incentive Award from Ten thousand (10000) rupees to Twelve Thousand (12000) rupees.

He also asserted that the state government is keen in providing suitable Vocational trainings for the disabilities.
In connection with the 22nd Foundation Day of International Handicapped Welfare Mission,five families were the recipients of theKhomdramAngou Memorial Bravery Incentive Award (B.I Award) 2017 awarded for their sacrificing spirit and for leading a normal with a differently abled person. The award carries a cash prize of ten thousand rupees (Rs.10000) and a citation. Monthly pension for disable persons were also distributed.
Padmashri L. Nabakishore (Pension Donor), K. Sharat Singh Singh, (Pension Donor) Ex MLA, A. Guni Devi (Award Donor), L. Dhaneshwor Singh, Child Welfare Officer, Social Welfare Dept. were amongst others who attended this auspicious function.

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Information on the government schemes and activities will be made public

Imphal, Dec 6:  A meeting convened on 5th December, 2017, at the Directorate of Information and Public Relations, Government of Manipur, with the Director   Meghachandra Kongbam, in the chair, has resolved to provide information on the various welfare schemes and activities taken up by the Government to the general public.
The State Information Centre, Imphal and the District Information Centres in the Districts will provide all available Government information to the public. These Centres will also show films on the activities of the Government on the last Saturday of every month regularly.
Information of the concerned Government departments, to be provided to the District Information Offices, will be collected by the Information Staffs attached to the Hon’ble Chief Minister and the Cabinet Ministers. Reading materials like newspaper will also be made available for general public in these Information Centres.

To disseminate information on the Government activities in the Districts to the masses, fortnightly feature/news report will also be released by the District information Offices through media.
The DIPR, Manipur appeals to the public to visit the State Information Centre, Palace Gate, Imphal and other District Information Offices at Senapati, Ukhrul, Chandel, Churachandpur, Tamenglong and Kangpokpi regularly.

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Nemcha Kipgen paid a surprise visit at head office of Social Welfare Dept.

Imphal, Dec. 6: Social Welfare and Co- operationMinister, Nemcha Kipgen today paid a surprise visit at the head office of the Directorate of Social Welfare, Government of Manipur.
During the visit, Minister Nemcha checkedand inspected all the rooms of the department and strongly urged the employees to consider the office campus as their own home and maintain cleanliness all around. As there is a famous saying, “Cleanliness is next to Godliness,” one can efficiently and smoothly complete any task successfully if one’s work in a clean environment.

Nemcha Kipgen also stresses punctuality to be of utmost importance to run any organization effectively. She appeals all the employees to complete the official working hours (8 hours) every day. If need be, she encouraged the staff to even extend the working hours with an aim to complete the tasks. There should not be any pending tasks, she asserted.
As the department is one of the most important department which deals directly with the disadvantaged section of the population - women, children, disabled persons, old aged and infirmed etc., Nemcha wants the employees to have a sense of sacrifice from within.

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AYUSH Department of Manipur to establish 50 bedded hospital

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Imphal, Dec 6: AYUSH Department of Manipur is set to establish 50 bedded hospitals in all the district of Manipur said Dr A Guneshwor, Director of AYUSH which speaking at the inaugural ceremony of AYUSH Care Wellness Centre at Nepra Major, Sagolband Moirang Leirak, Imphal-West, today.
Dr A Guneshwor, said that under the directorate of Health Services, department has already set establish 10 beded AYUSH Hospital each in each district while efforts to open 50 bedded AYUSH Hospital in every district in the state including the newly created district is in process.
50 bedded Ayush Hospital will be set up in Imphal-East area at the earliest and already established 50 beded AYUSH Hospital at Lamphel is fully functioning at the present in-order to promote AYUSH Health Care System, he added.
Dr A Guneshwor also said that many people of the state will get the benefit of AYUSH if the AYUSH Health Care Delivery System can be in-cooperated with the state health delivery system.
AYUSH Health Care System is a nature based, caused effective and has no side effect, he added.

Yoga and Natural Care Hospital is already set up at Mongsangei and 10 bedded AYUSH Hospital at Singjamei will be in function by the end of this month, he added.
State government is making all their efforts to set up an AYUSH College in the state, Dr A Guneshwor asserts.
Dr Kh Loken, Former Ex-MLA of Sagolband Assembly Constituency said that the newly opened AYUSH Health Care facility will benefit the people of the constituency.
The benefit and facilities which the newly opened clinic will provide is a good initiative taken up for the people of the state and the constituency from the health department an AYUSH department side, he added.
The AYUSH Care Wellness Centre which inaugurated today will offer different types of treatment including hydro-therapy, acupuncture, manipulated-therapy, nutrition and DI-therapy and physiotherapy, etc.

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Imphal-Moreh road blocked for hours

Thoubal, Dec.06: Locals of Khangabok area today block NH 102 at Khangabok area at around 8 am protesting the unnatural death of one Elangbam Shyamo, 50 years, son of Elangbam Kumar of Khangabok part-I Khullakpam Leikai. The dead body was found yesterday at a nursery farm atChajing Mamang Leikai under Singjamei Police station around midnight yesterday. A JAC was also form in connection with the suspicious death of Shyamo.

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AR organises Sadbhawana Camp

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Imphal, Dec 6: 26 Assam Rifles, under the aegis of Keithalmanbi Sector of IGAR(S) conducted a Sadbhawana Camp for the villagers of Angtha Village, Yairipok.

Col C Vidyadharan, Commandant 26 AR,  distributed a total of six automatic sewing machines  to the ladies organization called ‘Light Youth Club & Embroidery Centre’, Yairipok, an all women self help centre.
The gesture was well appreciated by the villagers and they expressed great satisfaction in the efforts of the AR towards helping them in women empowerment.

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Civic sense a top priority for cleanliness mission: L.Jayantakumar Singh

Imphal, Dec. 6: Health and Family Welfare Minister Shri L. Jayantakumar Singh has said that for the successful implementation of the Clean India Mission, we all need to have civic sense.
Attending the inaugural function of the Symposium Competition on the topic “ Clean India Mission Campaign in the Medical College and Hospital and its importance” organised by Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, RIMS, Imphal, at Jubilee Hall of RIMS today, Minister Jayantakumar asserted that cleanliness is a boon to the Health Sector. The Government has initiated the campaign of Clean India Mission by recognising the value and usefulness of keeping clean. Many a times there has been launching of such campaigns before but very less impact is noticed.
In his Chief Guest’s speech Minister also urged for self-initiative and understanding to make the programme successful.Citing the example of Shillong which is the cleanest city in the world he asserted that this become possible only after people of the place cultivate the sense of being social and thoughtfulness. He also highlighted the importance of organising such symposiums saying that it will help to speed up this campaign besides giving awareness to the student community.

Attending the function as President, Director RIMS Prof.A.Shanta Singh stressed about the bad condition of drainage system in the state as well as in the country. He said that drainage system outside the country like in England and Australia are well maintained.This countries are very far ahead in this regard. He also advocated about the importance of the use of Dustbins. A curriculum may be added in the syllabus of the middle class students regardinghow to keep our surroundings need and clean and also the importance of keeping clean, he added.
The function was attended by Prof. Ch. Arunkumar Singh Medical Suptd. RIMS as Guest of Honour. Staffs and Official from RIMS, Nursing Students, students from different Schools and Colleges also attended the function.

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Awareness programme on Crime Against Women

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Imphal, Dec. 6: 2nd Days of Two Days Legal Awarness programme on Discrimination of Women , It’s right and Crime against women was held at Moreh.

The Two Days Legal Awareness programme  was Organised by Manipur State Commission for Women under the sponsorship of Nation Commission for Women. In the awareness programme various representative, members of different Women society of different community of Moreh participates the Two days Legal Awarness programme.
Dr. K. Sobita Devi (chairperson-  MSCW) , Th.Krishnatombi Singh (Deputy Superintendent of Police - Moreh ) , Dr. Farida Shaha( Member-MSCW) , S. Neelima Devi (Member MSCW) , Ranjita Golmei (Member-MSCW) , Kanagu(VP -Tamil Women’s Society) , Ganga Subha(President - Gorkha Women’s Society) and Khaidem Shanta Singh (Advocate  Manipur High Court) attended as dignitaries and resource person.

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