Kakching, April 14, 2018 (DIPR): MAHUD and Town Planning Minister Shri Thounaojam Shyamkumar today announced that cabinet decision will be taken up soon regarding filling up of the vacant posts in Imphal Municipal Corporation and other Municipal Councils to increase the staff strength in order to carry out various schemes/flagship programmes. He was speaking at the observation function of the Samajik Nyaya Diwas (Social Justice Day) organised by the District Administration Kakching at the Kakching Municipal Council (KMC) conference hall today.
Addressing as the chief guest of the function, Minister Shyamkumar said that Hon’ble Chief Minister will chair the cabinet meet on April 16, 2018 at Senapati district headquarters where a decision will be taken regarding filling up of the vacant posts, including those approved by the previous Government. Minister Shyamkumar said he is aware that full staff strength is needed for successful implementation of various schemes and flagship programmes.
On the demand for the construction of Kakching Women’s Market in place of the vacant area of No.1, Kakching Bazaar, Th. Shyamkumar said he will inspect the location as soon as possible. Acknowledging that there is congestion in the market place, he said he will consult with the department officials and check records whether there is any dispute case over the said land. Assuring that he will look into the issue of non-payment of honorarium for the skilled and unskilled labourers for the Ward Development Kakching Council, he advised all the urban local bodies to timely address the issues for immediate action by the concerned department.
Stating that the Forest Department has sufficient fund for tree plantation drive, he appealed for sincere participation from the officials of the District Administration Kakching, elected members, students and other stakeholders to carry out successful tree plantation drive in the Kakching district to help in the mission to save the environment of the State.
MAHUD Minister also appreciated the Kakching Municipal Council for the proper maintenance of the area, for which he also announced that a special award will be given to the KMC. Stating that people of Kakching are hard working, he advised all the citizens of the State to inculcate the culture of hard work for the progress of the State.
Speaking on ‘Samajik Nyaya Diwas’ observed in honour of the Father of the Indian Constitution, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, Th. Shyamkumar said we should follow the footsteps of the great leaders and take part in welfare activities to carry forward their visions. Observance of Dr Ambedkar’s birth anniversary is a reminder to the younger generations that good deeds and thoughts cannot be erased or forgotten. Dr. Ambedkar is an example that no one should undermine or disrespect a person on the basis of his/her community. A person with his/her good work can rise above the differences/barriers created by the society, he added.
Dr. Y. Radheshyam, Chairman, MANIDCO & MANITRON, MLA Hiyanglam A/C; Shri N. Sanjitkumar Singh, Chairperson, KMC; Shri Neilenthang Telien, Deputy Commissioner, Kakching district; Smt. Y. Victoria, SP Kakching, elected members, State Government officials, among others attended the function.