‘Manipur GDP doubled during BJP regime’
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 21, 2019: The Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) growth rate of Manipur has been doubled from 4 percent in 2016-17 to 8 percent in 2018-19, said chief minister N. Biren Singh on Saturday.
Briefing the media persons, at his secretariat the chief minister said the state owned tax revenue has steeply increased from 587 crores in 2016-17 to above 1000 crores in 2018-19. Such result shows that with the advent of the present government there is economic growth in the state, he added.
Such pace of development and growth would transform Manipur into an advanced state in near future. The government could achieve such result with the love, support and co-operation of the people of the state, he added.
“Once a bandh, blockade stricken region has been completely transformed to a region of economic growth,” the chief minister said.
He said the influx of foreign tourists has been drastically increased from 500-600 tourists per year in 2015-16 to above 1000 tourists per month these days.
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