Pothashang news Service: Imphal, May 10, 2018: Speaker, Manipur Legislative Assembly, Y. Khemchand Singh inaugurated a drinking water project (reverse osmosis plant), today, at Chingmeirong Maning Leikai, Imphal, today. The inaugural function was organised by Bharat Vikas Parishad, Manipur, at Sinam Shyama Town Hall, Chingmeirong Maning Leikai, Imphal.
The project was installed under Bharat Vikas Parishad, a non-profit organisation, working for the welfare of the people since inception. It may be mentioned that the parishad was started in the year 1999 in the state and had 7 branches now. The RO plant which was inaugurated today will be maintained jointly by Chingmeirong Maning Leikai Singlup and Chingmeirong Social Welfare Association.
Addressing the gathering as chief guest of the inaugural function, Khemchand said the installation of the plant is a good beginning. He also said he will extend all possible help to Bharat Vikas Parishad in taking up any projects in the State which will benefit the people of the state.
National Organising Secretary, BVP, Suresh Jain, said the installation of the plant in the area is a step to make the people aware of the benefit of such project. Stating that within six months, an RO plant will be installed at Bishnupur, he asked the state president of BVP to submit 10 proposals to install community RO plants in different parts of the state. He further said BVP will take up the project of opening of skill development centre to enhance the skills of the youths of the state. He appealed the local people to render their co-operation and assistance to make the project a success.
Former chief minister Radhabinod Koijam also attended the function.