Monday, March 19th, 2018


2486 villages, census 2011 electrified as on March 2018: Priyokumar

IMPHAL, MARCH 19, 2018 (DIPR): Manipur State Power Distribution Company Ltd. Managing Director Shri L. Priyokumar said that out of 2582 villages in Manipur, as per the 2011 Census, 2486 villages are electrified as on March 2018. He was speaking at the evening session of the series of press conference organised by the Directorate of Information and Public Relations at its Moirangkhom office compound, today. The remaining 96 villages will be covered jointly by MANIREDA (75 numbers of Off-grid villages) and MSPDCL under the Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY)Read More

YAS Minister inspects National Sports University site

Imphal, March 13, 2018 (DIPR):  The Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports Shri Letpao Haokip today visited the site of the National Sports University at Koutruk-Haraothel area jointly donated by Koutruk – Chirang Senjam of Imphal West and L. Tangnuam of Kangpokpi district. It is here at this location that the proposed sports university will be constructed on an area span of 325.90 acres, and will cover portions of Haraothel, Koutruk and Senjam Chirang localities. In today’s inspection visit, the minister was accompanied by YAS Director Shri N Praveen; KangpokpiRead More

AR gives lecture on Nature Awareness

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 19, 2018: 11 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarter IGAR (South) organised a lecture on “Promoting Nature Awareness” at Chikkim Veng village. The aim of the lecture was to apprise the local populace on importance of nature and ways to preserve natural resources. The event was a huge success with extensive participation by 25 villagers including 13 males, 09 females and 03 children of Chikkim Veng village. The success of the event was evident by the gratitude expressed byRead More

Lecture on health and hygiene held

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 19, 2018: 12 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarter IGAR (South) has always been at the forefront to generate awareness amongst the villagers in its area of responsibility said a press statement released by IGAR (S). In continuation with this motive the team of 12 Assam Rifles organised a workshop on ‘Health and Hygiene’ at village Shaibol of Tengnoupal district on March 16. The workshop began with an inspiring lecture on maintenance of general and personal hygiene followed by an interactiveRead More

5th state level aquarium exhibition cum flower show begins

Imphal, March 19, 2018 (DIPR): Deputy Chief Minister Shri Yumnam Joykumar Singh today inaugurated 5th State Level Aquarium Exhibition Cum Flower Show at Manipur Science Aquarium in D M College Campus, Imphal. The five days Exhibition Cum Flower Show will end on 24th of this month. Speaking at the inaugural function, Deputy Chief Minister who is also in charge of Science & Technology said, the initiative taken up by Manipur Science & Technology Council (MASTEC) to showcase rearing of indigenous as well as exotic species of fishes is a veryRead More

Six months free remedial coaching launched

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 19, 2018: Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh today launched a six-month free remedial coaching programme under Chief Minister’s Lairik Yengminnasi Programme 2017-18 at the durbar hall of chief minister’s secretariat. The coaching aims to provide tuition facility to the students belonging to minority, OBC and SC communities. Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh said that there is nothing impossible to achieve if one puts in effort with a firm determination. Chief Minister’s Lairik Yengminnasi Programme is implemented by Manipur Minorities and OBC Economic Development Society (MOBEDS) under theRead More

MSPCL committed to provide quality power transmission in the state

Imphal, 19 March, 2018, (DIPR): Manipur State Power Company Limited is striving hard to supply quality power to the people of the State. Addressing media person during the ongoing series of Press Conference Organised by Directorate of Information and Public Relations, Managing Director of MPSCL Shri N. Sarat stated the objective of the company is to transmit/deliver uninterrupted power to the consumers. He also said that after commissioning the 400 KV D/C line from Silchar to Imphal, initially charged at 132KV voltage, the Company has succeeded in providing quality powerRead More

Workshop on peace building launched

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 19, 2018: There is the need for knowing our duties as citizens of the country and an effective platform for streamlining the mindset of the politicians, administrators, youths, voluntary organisations and the public in a common direction with trust to avoid chaos and conflicts in our society. This was stated by consumer affairs, food and public distribution minister at the inaugural function of the 2-Day Workshop on Role of Youths in Peace-Building at Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace compound today. Around 100 youths participated in the workshop. Youths shouldRead More

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