A women’s post office at Ima Keithel in the offing

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Imphal, May 23: A women’s post office at the Ima keithel could become a reality soon. As an outcome of the Governor VK Duggal’s recent visit to the Ima Keithel on May 7, a reliable source has informed that the Governor’s Secretariat has directed the matter to the government of Manipur.

It said improvement of the Ima Keithel should be taken up on priority basis, necessary maintenance work of rain and sun protection and opening of additional entry points also feature in the list.

The source further added that all development plans should be managed by the women with their participation. The instruction from the Governor gives attention for opening a Post Office for women, run only by women like the one in neighboring state Nagaland.

It may be recalled that Governor VK Duggal had inspected the condition of the three Ima Markets complex and interacted with the women of the market on May 7.

The Governor VK Duggal had also inspected conditions of lighting system, drainage systems, fans, toilets and water leakage problem of the three Ima Keithels.

The Governor had expressed his amazement on the non-repairing of the three Ima market building since its inauguration till now ,and the first floor of the three markets still lying unused till today.

The Governor had assured to the women vendors of the three markets that all lighting systems will be made fully functional within 10 days by replacing the defunct electric blub. He had also instructed the authorities concerned to repair the leaking roof.

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