Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 15, 2018: Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh has urged the people to keep on shower blessings to the government saying that the new government has been working with a commitment to execute all the developmental activities and implement different schemes with a ‘humane touch’ as a mission since the past one year.
The chief minister was speaking to media persons during his visit to different old age and children homes on the occasion of one year completion of the BJP-led government today.
He visited Old Age Home, Mongshangei, B.B. Paul Mental Development Home (Special School), Mongshangei, Destitute Children Home, Tera Keithel, Carmel Jyoti Children Home, Luwangshangbam and Children Home, Deulahland and presented gifts to inmates apart from interacting with them.
The state government has been giving priority to serve the poor and needy, less-privileged people, destitute children, differently-abled persons, widows and senior citizens, he added.
Biren Singh also announced that Health Cards under Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang would be provided to all the inmates of the old age home apart from conducting regular health check-up camps every month.
He said the state government would also explore means to provide assistance to the home on regular basis. He also assured to provide a domestic water pipeline to the home in consultation with the officials of public health engineering department.
Biren Singh said it was on this day last year that the present government was sworn-in with the blessings of the people.
He said the Centre had approved operation of a helicopter service in the state under Union home ministry’s 75 per cent subsidy scheme. A formal letter was received by the state government in this regard yesterday, he added.