Friday, October 27th, 2017

 

CABINET APPROVES DEVELOPMENTAL WORKS TO BE TAKEN UP IN 365 DAYS

Imphal, October 27, 2017 (DIPR): The State Cabinet today discussed the finalization of various developmental programmes/ activities to be taken up by different departments to be achieved within 365 days of the new government. Chief Minister N. Biren Singh chaired the meeting which was held at the Cabinet Hall of the Chief Minister’s Secretariat. The State Government have identified and decided to take up 161 kinds of works under various sectors of Health & Family Welfare, Information Technology, Science & Technology, Agriculture, Horticulture, Transport, Public Works Department, Home, Art andRead More


REVIEW MEETING ON DOORSTEP DELIVERY OF OLD AGED PENSIONS HELD

Imphal, October 27, 2017 (DIPR): A review meeting was held at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat today with Chief Minister   N. Biren Singh in the chair for ensuring the doorstep delivery of Old Aged Pensions and other related banking arrangements. In the review meeting it was decided that pensioners who have bank accounts with the banks within 15km of the bank branch will be issued Ru-Pay cards by the concerned banks for easy withdrawal of the funds. Further, it was also resolved that the Banks and the Social Welfare Department willRead More


ALL POLITICAL PARTY MEET ON OCTOBER 28: CM

Imphal, October 27, 2017 (DIPR): Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has said that his Government has reaffirmed not to compromise with the territorial integrity of the State and oneness of its people at any cost. Speaking to media persons at the sideline of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Spot Painting Competition at DM College Multipurpose Hall today, the Chief Minister informed that the resolution of reaffirmation was taken during a meeting of Ministers and MLAs of coalition partners held some days back. In order to strengthen this stand, an all-political partyRead More


ACKNOWLEDGE WOMEN’S ROLE AND CONTRIBUTION: CM

Imphal, October 27, 2017 (DIPR): Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has said that the society needs to acknowledge the role and contribution of women. He was speaking as the Chief Guest at Beti Bachao – Beti Padhao Spot Painting Competition of Imphal West at DM College Multipurpose Hall today. The programme was jointly organised by State Level Committee on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao and State Social Welfare Department. The Chief Minister stated that the State Government is planning to announce a welfare scheme for BPL families belonging to OBC duringRead More


Kwatha Fest launched

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 27: Three-day Kwatha festival was kicked off today with poor attendance at Kwatha, only Meitei village near the Indo-Myanmar border in Tengnoupal District. This is the second edition of the festival which aims to create exposure for the main source of livelihood of the villagers, Soibum, the popular Manipuri fermented bamboo shoots as such. The festival is being organized by the Roof for Freedom (RFF), The Kwatha soibum festival organizing committee and Kwatha People Welfare Organization. The Kwatha village has population of 327 of whichRead More


7th pay commission; Biren urges JAC of AMTUC and AMGEO for three months while MGSF limits to 20 days

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 27: Chief Minister N Biren Singh has urged the Joint Administrative Council of All Manipur Trade Unions’ Council and All Manipur Government Employees’ Organisation (JAC of AMTUC and AMGEO) to give three months time to the State Government to take up necessary steps and procedures for implementation of 7th pay commission recommendation. The appeal was made while the Manipur Government Services Federation (MGSF), another employees group gave the N. Biren Singh government 20 days’ time to take a “positive step” to implement the recommendations. Biren Singh madeRead More


SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF PMEGP WILL ENCOURAGE ENTREPRENEURS: BISWAJIT

Imphal, October 27, 2017 (DIPR): Successful implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Employment Generation Programme depends on cooperation and trust among the different stakeholders including bankers responsible for loan sanction, department officials and the applicants, said Textile, Commerce and Industry Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh, chairing a review meeting for PMEGP, today. The meeting, attended by Principal Secretary Textile, Commerce and Industry P. Vaiphei, Deputy Commissioners, General Managers of District Industry Centres, officials of different banks, Khadi Village Industry Board and Khadi Village Industry Centre was held at the conference hall ofRead More


Powerful Explosive device defused

Pothashang News Service Imphal, October 27: Assam Rifles and state police force have defused a powerful explosive which was found under a culvert located between Wangjing market and Mahadev hill in Thoubal, along National Highway 102 connecting Indo-Myanmar border town, Moreh. The bomb was packed in three layers of polythene sheets. It weighs about 3.250 kg and contained 2 kg of Neogel 90 and half kg of glycerine, approximately. The packet was attached with a total of 17 detonators.  It had sixteen non electronic detonators with a safety fuse andRead More


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