Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 27, 2018: The fifth phase of the “Go to Village”(GTV) mission was launched today with mission camps opened at different parts of Manipur with the mission objective to deliver benefits of government schemes to doorsteps.
In Imphal East GTV mission camps were held at Lilando Lampak, Thongju Part I and Angtha community hall, Angtha, Lemba Khul.
Government spokesperson and minster, Thongam Biswajit Singh attended the camp at Thongju while forest and environment minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar attended at the Angtha camp.
Biswajit said the GTV mission is an ambitious one with the main target to ensure that the intended beneficiaries get their entitled rights. The mission is also to communicate and educate the people of the benefits of the various schemes, he added.
Altogether 25 stalls are opened at Thongju camp.
Biswajit distributed cooking gas connection under the UJJALA scheme, Health card.
Shyamkumar sought cooperation from the local elected members and the officers while discharging their duties. He also sought support from the public to help implement schemes.
Altogether 32 stalls of different departments were set up at the Angtha camp.
In Senapati the mission camps were organised at Robunamai under Song Song sub- division, Senapati district in presence of printing and stationery minister L. Dikho.
Dikho stated that the mission has been able to reach people fruitfully. It is the participation from both people and government sides to reach a point of understanding by working together, he added.
In Tamenglong district due to rain the camp which was fixed to held at Tamei area and surrounding villages has been shifted at Chuiluan (Khongjaron) village and surrounding 10 (Ten) villages. The villages were Chuiluan (Khongjaron), Duigailong, Khangchiuluan, Neigailong, Namlalong, Model Village, Dimthanlong, Ragailong, New Lambulane and New Canan.
The program was grace by ADC, Khongjaron Segment Tamenglong, MG. Poukinlung as chief guest.
In Bishnupur district the mission camps were held at Ereima Community Hall, Oinam, Lamjing Ningthou Community Hall, Thinungei and Ngangkhalawai villages.
Public grievances redressal stalls are also opened by different departments to address problems of the people, issue and receipt of forms for different schemes in a citizen-friendly manner and for ‘on the spot’ solutions for some programmes.
In Churachandpur district GTV camps were held at different villages covering nine sistrict council areas under the auspices of Churachandpur district administration.
The camps were held today at Santing (L) (17 Villages under 4-Santing DCC), Khousabung (8 Villages under 1-Khousabung DCC), Geljang Community Hall (6 Villages under 22-HaopiRange DCC), Sinzawl (1 Village under 9-Ngazam DCC), Ngurte (5 Villages under 19-Saikot DCC), T Kananphai (22 Machets&Villages under 20-Sangang DCC), Sangaikot (29 Villages under 21-Sangaikot DCC), N Boljang Community Hall (16 Villages under 14-Tuibong DCC) andHiangtam (V) (5 Villages under 25-Singngat DCC)
Sports and school materials, and agriculture equipments were distributed to selected beneficiaries at the camps by different departments. The district medical depatment also conducted immunization and diabetes and hypertension screening camps.
In Thoubal district the mission was conducted in three different villages of three Assembly constituencies at Moijig High School under Thoubal A/C, LamdingIkop Ningthou Community Hall under Khangabok A/C and Ngarouthel Community Hall under Heirok A/C.
Education Minister Th. Radheshyam attended the function held at Ngarouthel Community Hall. Stalls of different departments were opened at the venues where the camps were held.
Thokchom Radheshyam urged the people to provide names of the children who are not in the formal school education to the officials of the education department present at the GTV so that the children could be identified and admitted to the schools.
Radheshyam distributed the prizes to the students who stood first, second and third in the painting competition. Cooking gas connections under the UJJALA scheme, health card, weaver card were handed to the beneficiaries.
In Kangpokpi social welfare and cooperation minister, Nemcha Kipgen distributed deliverables to over 1000 beneficiaries in the camp organised at the Haipi community hall, Haipi Village under the Champhai sub-division, Kangpokpi district.
Minister Nemcha said that the Go to Village mission is a firm commitment of the government. She also lauded the officials for reaching out to the far and wide corner of the state with the motive of serving the unreached.