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Jeet Akoijam

Jeet Akoijam, Resident Editor of Imphal Times hails from Singjamei Liwa Road. Has been with Imphal Times since its start. A National level Rugby player and  a regular Trekker and Nature Lover, loves spending time in lap of Mother Nature. Jeet is the father of two lovely kids. Jeet can be contacted at [email protected]

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Total number of unemployed youth registered in Employment Exchange reduces to half in 4 years

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Imphal, Feb 20

As per record maintained by the Directorate of Employment, Govt. of Manipur, the total number of unemployed youth registered decreased to half in 4 years.

A written statement tabled by Labour and Employment Minister Th. Radheshyam, while replying to a question by MLA Surjakumar Okram during question hour of the ongoing state assembly session today, the number of unemployed youths registered in the Directorate of Employment is 721824 in 2014. The number of unemployed youth registered in 2018 is 346690 in 2018. As per the data, the number of unemployed youth decreases to nearly half the number in 4 years.

2016 recorded the number of unemployed youth registered as 812811 in 2016, which is the highest from 2014 to 2019. In 2017 the number reduced to 364686 and in 2018 the number again decreased to 346690.

Congress MLA Surjakumar was seeking details of the unemployed youth registered in the last five years. Replying to the MLA Radheshyam said that break up data for 2019 could not be produced as compilation is being processed.

In another reply, the Labour and Employment Minister said that the number of vacancies notified through Employment Exchange is 3643. He said in the last 3 year total number of placement made is 980 including 274 females.    

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9th Kanglei Mega Sports Festivals 2020

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Imphal, Feb 19

“The 9th Kanglei Mega Sports Festivals 2020” will commence from March 8 and concludes on March 13. This Mega Sports Festivals had been conducting since 2012 by Kangleipak Student’s Association  with an aim not to indulge in activities like using colours, waters and donation of money during Yaoshang’’, said Sanjoy Khullakpam, Secretary of Youth Affairs  and Sports while speaking to media persons  at KSA office today evening.

He  said that the Sports Festivals would be held at different parts of Manipur and he further requested all Kangleicha to co-operate, support and help in all  Sports events and other activities.

As a  part of this Sports festivals the 9th Kangleipak Football Trophy would be held at Mapal Kangjeibung in association with All Manipur Football Association with an award of Rs.35,000 and Rs.25,000 with trophy for winner and runner respectively. And the 9th Kangleipak Kang Trophy would be held at Gopaldeva Kangshang,Yaiskul and Singjamei Kangshang and a Marathon Race would be at Imphal Ring Round.

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CMHT card holders reaches 6,95,601; spent Rs. 10 crore in 2018-19

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Imphal, Feb 18

Answering the question  being  asked by MLA  K. Ranjit Singh in the ongoing Manipur Legislative Assembly budget session ,  Health and Family Welfare Minister L. Jyantakumar said  that The number of card holders of Chief Ministergi  Hakshelgi  Tengbang [CMHT] and of AYUSMAN Bharat have reached 6,95,601 and 2,14,121 respectively and the State Government has spent Rs. 10 crore in 2018-19 for treatment under the Chief Ministergi Hakshelgi  Tengbang [CMHT] .

The  CMHT Scheme assisted upto  Rs 2 lakh to its card holder  for the  treatment  in a year. Some private Hospitals like  Advanced Speciality Hospital And Research Institute, Iboyaima Hospital and Research Centre, Jivan Hospital, Maipakpi Maternity And Child Hospital, Raj Medicity, Shija Hospitals And Research  Institute  and Sky Hospital And Research Centre Pvt Ltd  and Narayana Super Speciality Hospital  which is at Guwahati  are given privileged  for all card holders to do their treatment in these mentioned hospitals.

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Helping Hands for People honoured with National Award

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Imphal, Feb 17

The Helping Hands for People HHP has been honoured a National Award Utkal Raktavir Samman on a function of National  Blood Donors Conclave[Utkal Raktavir Sammaan ] 2020 at  Conference Hall of  Shri Gopabandhu Ayurvedic Medical College, Puri. The function was organised by Samparan and Odhisa Blood Donors Group on 10 February 2020.

 While speaking to media persons at Manipur Press Club, Majorkhul today Secretary of HHP, Premjit Moirangthem said that the HHP could give any required blood to those people who need blood out of emergency when they go aboard for further treatment. And he further said that after he suggested the inconveniences in helping people of Manipur going for treatment in other Indian states like Chandigarh, Delhi, Mumbai ,Kolkata etc . In that conference,  a network of Indian Organisations that conduct blood donation camps would be formed after the meeting of Union Health Minister Dr.Harsh Vardhan and the second conference would be conducted.

 He further added that  the HHP  would always be there till last for the service of people. For instance, when  a girl named Tina who was a cancer patient went operation in Guwahati ,8 volunteers from Manipur with their own expenses went to help her when she needed more blood out of emergency. And after the network was formed, the HHP could help in supplying the demand of blood of people at the stage of Manipur pan India . he also showed gratefulness to Dr. Surjit Konsam ,MO of  JNIMS Blood Bank, Dr. Barindra Sharma, HOD of RIMS Blood Bank and Dr. Bijoy, Senior MO of Shija Hospital and the Regular Blood Donors of HHP for their help in the long run in bagging the award.

Dr . Bijoy and Dr. Surjit also attended the press conference at Manipur Press Club today.

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