Thousands of people turned up to highlight their grievances to the Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh on the third “Meeyamgi Numit” held at CM’s Secretariat today. The Chief Minister attended to as many as about 800 complaints personally and met nearly 3000 people from 8:30 am to 5:10 pm.
On the occasion, Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh said that such interaction gives an opportunity to know how the people are living in our society. He stressed that among several grievances, he is deeply concerned with the problems especially faced by differently-abled persons, widows, and old-aged people of the State. He further said that the government would try to find remedial measures or solutions for the problems faced by the people of the State. The new government’s objective is not just to enhance infrastructure development and construction of roads etc. but to help and serve the people of the State at its fullest extent, he added.
Chief Minister mentioned that streamlining various welfare schemes and programmes is the need of the hour so as to have an effective and result oriented schemes. He assured that the government will conduct a comprehensive review of all the existing welfare schemes so that it can reach out to the needy people and genuine beneficiaries.
Maintaining that the State Government is putting in effort to solve the problems faced by the common people at the micro level, the Chief Minister said that Banks such as Manipur State Co-operative Bank has been entrusted to do the needful including providing loans to the needy people and to encourage the Self Help Groups for sustainable livelihood, generation of employment etc. so that they could bring pride and laurels to the State.
Acknowledging that there is a gap between the agency and beneficiaries in the implementation process of any welfare schemes, Chief Minister informed that he has written side-notes or marginal notes on the applications submitted by the people to monitor and take up necessary action by the concerned Commissioners/Secretaries.
Speaking to the media persons, he said that the government welcome the recent Supreme Court verdict on the alleged fake encounter case happened in Manipur. He mentioned that life is meaningless if we don’t respect and violate human rights of the people and the government is totally against human rights violations. He assured that the government would extend full co-operation and assistance for a smooth investigation.
Education, Labour and Employment Minister Shri Th. Radheshyam met as many as 300 people at his residence at Canchipur and office at New Secretariat. On the occasion, the Minister rendered financial assistance to students gearing up for an industrial visit outside the state.
Officials from the concern departments of the Minister came for the meeting highlighting certain issues pertaining to the functioning of the office. CSOs submitted memoranda to the minister concerning education department including the infrastructure requirement of the Motbung High School. The increasing number of drop out students in hill districts was also brought up during the meet.
Several labours approached the Minister to enquire about the labour smart card specially meant for the workers of both unorganized and organized sector. Through the card, the workers could benefit insurance and pension to have social security.