CM Biren lauded HM for giving ILP to the state
Imphal, Dec 27:
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who is on a day visit to the state of Manipur today assured all helps for establishing of a Forensic Science College, affiliated to the Forensic Science University in the state of Manipur.
Speaking on the grand reception function of the Union Minister at Hapta Kangjeibung soon after his arrival at Imphal Airport from Guwahati today morning, Amit Shah said, “I would suggest the Government of Manipur to open a Forensic Science College which is affiliated to the Forensic Science University and for that DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh, who is also present here will do the needful”.
Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, while welcoming the Union Home Minister and DoNER Minister along with others appreciated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for fulfilling the long pending demand of the people of the state for introduction of Inner Line Permit System in the state.
“Home Minister Amit Shah called me when I was inspecting the Lamdeng Waste Management site and asked me to announce that ILP will be introduced in the State”, N. Biren Singh said adding that he was overjoyed at such a commitment.
On December 11, 2019, Union Home Minister Amit Shah introduced ILP in Manipur at the Parliament.
Later The Inner Line Permit comes into effect in Manipur from January 1, 2020, making it the fourth northeastern state after Nagaland, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh to come under the ILP regime.
During today’s visit the Union Home Minister Amit Shah laid the foundation stone for several developmental projects and inaugurated three major projects in Manipur.
The Home Minister said that the projects unveiled today will bring ample employment opportunities and GDP of the state will increase immensely. He also assured that a Forensic Science College will be set up in the state and requested Chief Minister N. Biren Singh to initiate the process.
The Home Minister said, the youth of the state have excellent IT Skills and Prime Minister Narendra Modi knew about it fully well. He said, to help them, the Prime Minister has given connectivity to IT. He said, during the three years, the BJP led government has brought unprecedented development and peace in Manipur.
Amit Shah said, the past governments never gave importance to the North East Region and neglected it, while Prime Minister Modi himself visited the region over 40 times within a short span.
Speaking on the occasion, Union Minister of DoNER Dr. Jitendra Singh said, the days of blockade and chaos are gone in Manipur after BJP came to power. Now the state has become a role model for development. Along with the development, the state is also witnessing communal harmony.
BJP Spokesperson and in Charge of Manipur Sambit Patra, Dy. CM of Manipur, Speaker Y Khemchand, Works Minister Th. Bishwajit and other ministers attended the event.