Imphal, May 17: Consumer Affairs of Food and Public Distribution (CAF and PD) Minister, Karam Shyam today inspected the construction works of godown at Bishnupur Chingning and Sawombung.
Karam Shyam said that the construction work of godowns taken up by Manipur development society (MDS) is very unfortunate for the people of the state. The construction sites will be inspected and if the work didn’t meet the amount sanctioned by the government, harsh action will be taken up by the government to those responsible persons and the government will decides to hand over the construction works to other agencies as MDS will not be able to complete the whole project, he added.
Karam Shyam also said that the government will not turn blind eye to the incomplete works of the godowns but will try to complete them as soon as possible by handing over the works to another agencies.
The government also will hand over the construction works of godown in Churachandpur and Thoubal Districts to another agency, he added.
During the visit Karam Shyam advised the contractors of the godown to maintain quality and also assured rewards to the constructors if they complete the works at the earliest by maintaining good quality.
Karam Shyam expresses happiness of the progress of the construction work taken up by Public Works Department (PWD).
K Radhakumar, CAf and PD Commissioner; Ranjan Yumnam, CAF and PD Director, Ksh Thoiba, Deputy General Manager of FCI of Regional Office Imphal and other officials accompanied the Minister during the visit today.
The team inspected the constructions of five thousands metric ton godown taken up under the Food Co-operation of India (FCI) in Bishnupur Chinging and ten thousand metric ton in Sawombung.
Mention may be that the government have plan for 15 godowns in different districts of the state.
The construction work of 6 godowns of CAF and PD department have already started in Thoubal, Churachandpur, Chandel, Tamenglong, Bishnupur and Imphal East.
Construction works of godown at Chandel and Tamenglong have been delayed due to land dispute.