Imphal, September 18, 2017 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh today minutely assessed the status and issues regarding the various development projects being taken up in Chandel district in a review meeting held at Cabinet Hall of Chief Minister’s Secretariat.
In the three hour long review meeting, Deputy Commissioner, Chandel Shri Krishnakumar made a detailed power point presentation and highlighted the issues faced by the District Administration such as shortage of staffs, shortage of official vehicles of various departments, issues regarding drinking water, health sector etc.
Prior to the meeting Chief Minister instructed the DC to jot down the problems and shortages of various departments and to monitor all the developmental works being taken up in the district. He stressed that the District Level Monitoring Committee should look after and monitor for each and every developmental projects for the progress and review of the developmental activities.
Shri N. Biren Singh said the concerned DCs of all the districts should ensure proper governance in their respective districts. He further maintained that we need to make sure that law and order is properly upheld and qualified officers should be posted to deliver good governance in the hill districts of the State.
During the meeting, Shri N. Biren Singh said that road communication, power supply and drinking water supply should be given priority for the progress and development in the State. He cautioned that proper drainage system should be maintained before any construction of roads in hill areas. He directed the Administrative Secretaries and DCs for time-bound completion of various ongoing developmental projects in the hill districts by 2018.
Chief Minister mentioned that the government has directed the concerned departments to take up remedial measures on the issues and problems faced by the departments in the State and assured that it would be solved by 31st December 2017. Regarding the transfer and postings of government employees, Chief Minister maintained that streamlining and rationalization of the transfer and postings of government officials would be done soon. He stated that separate district cadres of each and every department would be created soon for better governance in the State. Postings in hill districts should be mandatory for 2 years and it should be done on rotation basis.
Discussing the problems faced by differently-able students/ persons, Chief Minister said that any talented special child/ person would be provided loans at subsidized rates and would be given a monthly stipend of Rs. 2000. He stated that the Ministry of HRD, Government of India has agreed for the construction of the flood affected school buildings in the State soon. Preparations are underway for the inauguration of the 50 bedded District Hospital, Chandel District Sports Complex, Joupi Power Sub-Station in the month of October, he added.
Minister for IFCD and MLA of Chandel AC Shri Letpao Haokip, MLA of Tengnoupal AC Shri D. Korungthang, Chief Secretary Shri R.R. Rashmi, DGP Shri L.M. Khaute, Administrative Secretaries, DC and SP of Chandel and Tengnoupal District, head of departments and other officials concerned attended the meeting.