IMPHAL | Jan 7
Chief minister, Nongthombam Biren Singh has announced that the government is all set to distribute loans to around 300 beneficiaries on January 11. He also said works are in the process to turn national highway-2 running into 4-lane highway.
The chief minister made these announcements during his reception ceremony at Luwangpokpi Cricket Stadium, Luwangsangbam, the constituency organised by Bharatiya Janata Party, Heingang Mandal.
The chief minister claimed that a number of visitors during Meeyamgi Numit has declined as the government has introduced many new schemes which are able to meet the needs and demands of the public.
Stating that the Imphal-Jiribam road which was not even adequately black-topped in 15 years has now completely blacktopped all within eight months, adding that the current government works practically and not theoretically.
The state cannot be call ed developed unless and until there is even development in the valley and the hills. This is why his government has been focusing on the hills as many hill areas have been left far behind in development, said Biren.
He lambasted the previous government for not having given extra focus on interior area of the state where people really need the help of the government.
The law and order situation in the state is becoming stable; number of tourists visiting the state has increase a lot, said Biren Singh. He asked the public to be friendly to tourist.
Mentioning that the government has introduced many beneficiary schemes and policies for the welfare of the poor, the chief minister asked the needy people to take the opportunities provided by these policies.
“Helping the needy is the greatest service as a human” so the government has committed to working only for the welfare of the public in public interest and not for self-interest, he added.
The chief minister said he will not forsake the trust of the public and the Central leaders towards the government and assured to bring a great positive change in the state before the present government completes its five year term.