Imphal, May 11 : Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly , Y. Khemchand Singh inaugurated a Drinking Water Project (Reverse Osmosis Plant), at Chingmeirong Maning Leikai, Imphal on Thursday . The inaugural function was organised by Bharat Vikas Parishad, Manipur , at Sinam Shyama Town Hall, Chingmeirong Maning Leikai, Imphal. The Drinking Water Project was installed under Bharat Vikas Parishad, a Non Profit Organisation, working for the welfare of the people since inception. It may be mentioned that the Parishad was started in the year 1999 in the State and had 7 branches now . The RO Plant which was inaugurated today will be maintained jointly by Chingmeirong Maning Leikai Singlup and Chingmeirong Social Welfare Association. Addressing the gathering as Chief Guest of the inaugural function, Y. Khemchand Singh said that the installation of the Plant is a good beginning. He also said that he will extend all possible help to Bharat Vikas Parishad in taking up any projects in the State which will benefit the people of the State. Suresh Jain, National Or ganising Secretary , BVP , said that the installation of the Plant in the area is a step to make the people aware of the benefit of such project. Stating that within six months, an RO Plant will be installed at Bishnupur , he asked the S tate President of BVP to submit 10 proposals to install Community RO Plants in different parts of the State. He further said that BVP will take up the project of opening of Skill Development Centre to enhance the skills of the youths of the State. He appealed the local people to render their co-operation and assistance to make the project a success. Former Chief Minister of Manipur Radhabinod Koijam, B. Birmangal Sharma, President, BVP , Manipur; Dr . Sinam Rajendra Singh, National Vice-President, NE BVP; Swadesh Ranjan Goswami, National Additional General Secretary , NE BVP attended the inaugural function as Special Invitee, President and Guest of Honour respectively . H. Balkrisna Singh, Director , Information & Public Relations, Members of the Parishad and other invitees also attended the function .