Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 8, 2018: “The concept of Model village will be successful only if the different departments accept their responsibilities and work committedly, said Lok Sabha MP, Thangso Baite during the Empowered Committee Meeting for finalizing of Village Development Plan (VDP) held at CC Hall, Motbung village under Saitu- Gamphazol sub-division in Kangpokpi district.
Motbung village has been adopted as a model village by MP, Thangso Baite under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) which is an initiative of Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi.
“Villagers should be mentally prepared and smart as their village will be considered as a model by their neighbouring villages. They should be modernized in their thinking, education, behaviour and activities”, Baite added.
He also urged the deputy commissioner, ADC/ADM, SDOs, BDOs and DLOs to sit together frequently and take up necessary steps quickly. He also emphasized on awareness of small issues of hygiene so that the villagers become well aware of it and also asked the district administration to co-operate with the villagers.
The meeting was also attended by MLA Saitu Assembly constituency, Namthang Haokip chairman Sadar hills autonomous district council Haokhalal Hangshing, deputy commissioner Kangpoki Dr. Rangitabali Waikhom, ADC/ADM Kangpokpi Hmangte Lerte Kom, SDO Saitu Gamphazol N. Johnson Meetei, Motbung village chief Kaikhosei Lhouvum, SDCs and all district level officers of Kangpokpi.
Under SAGY, Motbung, as a model village, will look to develop in eight different sectors viz. human resource, basic amenities and services, social security, economic development, personal, social, environment development and good governance. The main motive of adopting model village is fulfilling the goals of education for all, healthcare for all, connectivity for all, power for all, immunisation for all, water for all and banking for all.
Later, the Motbung village authority also presented tokens of appreciation to the dignitaries