IMPHAL December 16: Chief Minister Shri O. Ibobi Singh today inaugurated a 33/11 KV power sub-station at Yumnam Patlou, Sagolmang and Sagolmang Police Station in Imphal East District. He also laid the foundation stone for construction of District Hospital Imphal East at Sagolmang.
The 33/11 KV power sub-station which would cover 69 villages under Sagolmang and Yumnam Khunou was constructed under NLCPR at a total amount of Rs. 537.13 lakhs.
The Sagolmang Police Station was constructed under SPA at a total cost of Rs. 4, 02, 66, 716 and would cover about 61 villages. The total area of the complex is about 5 acres.
The 100 bedded District Hospital Imphal East at Sagolmang has an area of 10 acres and would be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs. 62 crores. It is targeted to complete within three years.
Speaking at a public meeting held at Ereima Playgound at Sagolmang, the Chief Minister stated that these constructions will go a long way in helping the people of the area and urged upon them to properly utilize the schemes and projects given to them by the government.
He also stated that the Sagolmang police station is an effort of the state government to strengthen the functioning of the Police and also to bring administration closer to the people of the area. He said that the people should extend their cooperation with the police in their efforts to maintain law and order in the area. He also stressed on the need that the police personnel should maintain discipline while on duty and ensures that the people feel protected and secured in their presence.
The Chief Minister also said that the power sub-station which was inaugurated today would lend stability to power supply to the area to a great extent.
Power Minister Shri T. Phungzathang, Health Minister Shri L. Jayentakumar, Deputy Speaker Shri Th. Lokeshwar Singh, Chairman, Manipur Pollution Control Board Shri E. Dijwamani Singh, MLA Shri Prithiviraj Singh and DGP Y. Joykumar Singh were also present at the functions.