Biren vows to provide branded and standard police uniforms
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 13, 2020: The present government would provide branded and standard uniforms to all the police personnel, Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh said on the ocassion of distribution of uniform items to Manipur police personnel, held at 1st Battalion Manipur Rifles Parade Ground on Monday.
Recalling the paper belt scam of police department, Biren said, earlier, the police personnel brought the uniforms by themselves as substandard uniforms were supplied them in the past. “The present government would never let such scandal happen again,” he added.
“This programme provides an opportunity to give due respect to the police personnel for their remarkable duties towards safeguarding our lives and property and maintaining peace in the region. It is due to the commitment and hardwork of the police department, the government has been able to combat drug menace in the state,” Biren said.
He said the government would never encourage favoritism and nepotism.
Since its inception, the government is committed to deliver transparency and corruption free governance in the state, Biren said. He appealed to the people to support the government in curbing corruption in recruitment, promotion, transfer and postings of various departments.
He said law and order has also tremendously improved under the present regime.
The chief minister and his Cabinet ministers distributed the uniform items to the respective SPs and COs of different districts and units during the function.
Deputy chief minister Y. Joykumar, works minuster Th. Biswajit, health minister L. Jayantakumar, consumer affairs, food and public distribution minister Karam Shyam, PHED minister Losii Dikho; fsheries minister N. Kayasii, MLAs, DGP and top civil and police officials also attended the function.
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