PM will inaugurate and lay foundation for more than 10 projects; Biren
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 30, 2018: Preparations are on full swing for the Prime Minister’s visit to the Manipur on January 4 and he will inaugurate and lay foundation stones for not less than 10 projects, Manipur chief minister N.Biren Singh told reporters today.
Biren was inspecting the ongoing construction works of civil secretariat at Mantripukhri in Imphal East.
Biren said we are making preparations at four different places to receive the Prime Minister in a grand manner.
He also inspected the preparation work at Hapta Kangjeibung, Imphal East where the Prime Minister would be addressing the public during his visit.
The Prime Minister is visiting Manipur in connection with the near completion of two years of BJP led governance in the state, M. Nimbus, general secretary, BJP Manipur Pradesh.
He said the Prime Minister will be inaugurating Integrated Check Post at Indo-Mynamar border town Moreh in Tengoupal district, Dolaithabi barrage in Imphal East , FCI godown at Saombung in Imphal East and laying foundation stones of Centre for infection decease at Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences in Imphal East, Public Health Centre in Kangpokpi district, three women markets at Kongba in Imphal East, Kwakeithel in Imphal West, Wabagai in Kakching distrcit, Langjing Achouba astro turf playground in Imphal West and Akampat mini sports complex in Imphal West.
The state government has released an order that no leave other than on medical ground will be granted from December 31 till January 4 in view of the Prime Minister’s visit.
All deputation for training and all non-medical leave already granted during this period are also cancelled, the order added.
The chief minister during the inspection at Mantripukhri said around 150 labourers are working at present and another 100-150 labourers would also be engaged within a week to speed up the construction work of the civil secretariat. He mentioned that the government is trying its best to complete the work at the end of the February 2019.
Clarifying on the media report regarding the allegations against recruitment in Manipur Pollution Control Board, the chief minister said the government would look into the matter and if any discrepancies are found in the said recruitment then the government wouldn’t be hesitate to cancel the appointment of various posts.
In connection with the declaration of recruitment results of Manipur Police constables recently, Biren clarified that the government acted as per the directives of the Court to declare the results of the recruitment test of the Manipur Police Constables 2013 and there is no question of declaring the results of the Manipur Police Constables 2016 test which was quashed by the Court. He further mentioned that the State Cabinet would discuss and consider sympathetically for those candidates who had applied in the Manipur Police Constables 2016 recruitment in future recruitments.
The chief minister was accompanied by PWD minister Th. Biswajit, MLA Ksh. Biren, chief secretary Dr. J. Suresh Babu, chief engineer PWD Kh. Temba Singh among others.