KANGPOKPI, April 28: Lunthang Haokip, MDC 10 Gamnom Sapormeina District Council Constituency along with his chief agent distributed 30 LED torch reading lamps at his S Vengnom residence today under the Integrated Rural Energy Programme 2013 in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology,Govt of Manipur and Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council Kangpokpi.
While speaking on the sideline of the distribution function, Lunthang Haokip appealed to the Manipur State government to devolve complete power to ADCs at the earliest possibility for the smooth functioning of the administration and bring speedy development of the hill areas of the state at the grassroots level.
It may be mentioned that after the recent cabinet meeting held on April 20 at the CM`s Secretariat, the spokesperson of Manipur State Government Minister M Okendro Singh had informed that the state government is doing its best to transfer maximum powers to the ADC as pet the provision.
The ADC members had also resorted to different form of agitation under the banner of ADC Coordination Committee Manipur demanding devolution of powers to the six ADCs of Hill districts.
Lunthang Haokip and his chief agent also distributed Rs.1000 each to 20 patient benificiaries under 10 Gamnom Sapormeina DDC under Tribals Affairs and Hills Department.