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Rinku Khumukcham

Rinku Khumukcham

Rinku Khumukcham, Editor of Imphal Times has more than 15+ years in the field of Journalism. A seasoned editor, was a former editor of ISTV News. He resides in Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai, with his wife and parents. Rinku can be contacted at [email protected] 

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Mid Day Meal rice misappropriated in Chandel District, says KSO Chandel

Letmang Hoakip
Mid Day Meal (MDM) Rice for school students were misappropriated by District and Block In-charge staff in Chandel District, alleged the Kuki Students’ Organisation (KSO) Chandel District.
Informing about the Mid Day Meal Rice being misappropriated, Doumang Haokip, KSO Chandel District told that as per the guidelines of the scheme, the concern authority should distribute the rice of Mid Day Meal according to the number of the students enrolled in each school.
However,  In contrary to the guideline, Koireng, D.I.who is a District in charge of Mid Day Meal distributed half Quintal (50 kgs) of MDM rice for every school irrespective of the number of students enrolled, added the President.
Haokip further said that for effective implementation of Mid Day Meal Scheme in the District, the students’ Organisation and the District/Block In charge of Mid Day Meal Scheme had an agreement to deliver the rice at the door step of every school or atleast to be delivered at the Block Headquarters. But, the District and Block in charge of Mid Day Meal continued to distribute the rice according to their whim at Pallel and Sugnu despite the agreement with the students’ body, lamented the Students’ Leader.
While condemning the action of Koireng, D.I. and his accomplice in misappropriating the rice, President of the Students’ Organization appealed the concern authority to investigate and take up a stringent action against the District and Block in charge of Mid Day Meal for swindling the  mid day meal’s rice and depriving the young students of their mid day meal.
If the concern authority fail to take up action against the In-charge of Mid Day Meal in the District,  the student’s organization will be compeled to launch intense form of agitation, warned the President.

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Sainik School, Imphal Alumni

Sainik School, Imphal Alumni Association organised a get together at the school premises on April 13. On the occasion,wreath were laid in the honour of CaptKhBimol Singh, an alumni, who attained martyrdom in Operation Rhino in Assam. The Association also gave send off to two defence personnel Col T Sunil Sinha and Col GumsorAngo, from the very first batch of the school, who are finally hanging the boots. Meeting ended with presenting of Running Trophy for Best Inter House Athletics Championship to the school.

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State Anthem

All Manipur Matam Isei Kanglup (AMMIK) today urged the state government to adopt the famous song “Sana Leibak Manipur” written by late B. Jyantakumar Sharma as the state anthem. In a pree meet held today at Manipur press club, the AMMIK urged the government to announce the song as state anthem before the Shardha of the late lyricist.
A spokesperson of AMMIK  said that Sana Leibak Manipur is a popular lyrics written by the late lyricist and is one of the masterpiece of B. Jyentakumar Sharma which depicted the essence of patroitism. He said adopting the song as national anthem will be a mark of respect to the departed soul.   

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VDF general strike

The 24 hours general strike called by the VDF has failed to give any impact to the life of Imphal city. However, the general strike affected normalcy at Bishenpur bazaar. Almost all shops and business establishment were remained shuts in the district during the general strike. On the other hand inter- district bus service was put to a complete halt due to the general strike.

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