IMPHAL, July 31: State government has approved for providing additional funds of Rs.6133.30 lakhs for the priority works under taken by different major departments of the state under Special Development Fund (SDF) for the current financial year.
According to an official source, additional fund of Rs.210 lakhs has been provided to the Agriculture and Animal husbandry for the purpose including Rs.200 lakh for transportation subsidy for chemical fertilizer and Rs.10 lakhs as GIA to Rongmei Naga Baptist Association, Langol Tarung (RNBA) for purchase of weeders, Rs.681.23 lakhs to road and bridges which includes Rs.576 lakh for payment of compensation for widening of road, (Rs.172.50 lakh from Dinku road to Laipham Siphai, Rs.99.22 lakh from Dinku road to Kabo Leikai Nongpok Southern side, Rs.29.49 lakh from Dinku road to Larikyengbam Leikai, Rs.70 lakh from Khongnang Ani Karak to Sanagkpham bazaar (Eastern side), Rs.44.26 lakh from Khonnang Ani Karak to Sangakpham bazaar (Western side), Rs.85.14 lakh from Khongnang Ani Kak to Lilasing Khongnangkhong, Rs.22.81 lakh from Khongnang Ani Karak to LilaSing Khongnangkhong (supplementary), Rs.52.15 lakh from Khongnang Ani Karak to North AOC (East) and Rs.105.23 lakh from Khongnang Ani Karak to North AOC (West).
Further additional fund of Rs.50 lakh for intallation of 11 KV dedicated line for Waithou water supply scheme has approved to provide to the power department, another Rs.60 lakh for renovation of ground floor of new secretariat (western block) for State data Centre and for IT department, Rs.200 lakh as state share for conservation of Waithou Pat and Ningthibiukhong.
The official source further mentioned that, state government has approved to provide additional fund of Rs.126 lakhs including Rs.18 lakh for filling/record management system of DPs section and Rs.10 lakh for participation of EU business summit at Brussels and Rs.98 lakh for Sadar hills sport complex, Kangpoki under state Planning department, additional fund of Rs.960.57 lakh has been approve to provide for payment of land compensation including standing properties at Kabo Leikai under state Tourism department, Rs.167 lakhs for the payment of scholarship to 411 cadets of Manipur students of Sainik school, Imphal under school education.
The source further mentioned that, additional fund of Rs.52 lakh has been approved to provide for construction of Mandop of Thangal General at Palace compound, Rs.1840 lakhs for the state health department including Rs.1139.97 lakh for payment of compensation of expansion of JNIMS complex, Rs.700 lakh for purchase of equipment of Senapati district hospital. Another Rs.684 lakhs approved for MAHUD which includes Rs.100 lakh for construction of drain ( Rs.50 lakh at Mahabali Kabui Khul, Rs.30 lakh at Haokip Veng, Rs.20 lakh for construction of 18 Crematorium at the rate of Rs 13 lakh per crematorium at including six at Sagolband, one at Thangmeiband, four at Keishamthong, four at Singjamei and one at Yaiskul, Rs.250 lakh for re-development of Lamphel super market, Rs.100 lakh for development of salum Makha Leikai road at Thoubal Ward No. 7.
The state government has also further approved to provide additional funds under SDF of Rs.1000 lakh to state MDS for the purpose including, providing water supply, solar lighting and community halls at the designated camp of SoO Kuki group amounting Rs.850 lakh and Rs.150 lakh for construction of sport infrastructures at JINMS Porompat and Rs.102 lakhs which includes Rs.8.50 lakh for purchase of Maruti Suzuki SX-4 for use of Advocate General and Rs.94 lakhs for completion of 4th floor (western block) New Secretariat Imphal, the official source added.