Shyamkumar inaugurates rural markey shed at Kongpal Khongkham Leikai
Imphal, December 30, 2018: Horticulture and Soil Conservation Minister Shri Thounaojam Shyamkumar today inaugurated a rural market shed at Kongpal Kongkham Leikai, constructed under the central scheme Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) by the Horticulture and Soil Conservation Department Government of Manipur.
Speaking at the inaugural function, Minister Th. Shyamkumar hoped that the rural market shed inaugurated today will help the women of the area to generate income. Stating that a market needs adequate sanitation facilities, he advised the local MLA to locate a suitable place so that a toilet can be constructed for the women vendors of the market at the earliest.
He announced that another market shed will be constructed to accommodate the women vendors who have been shifted from in and around the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS), Porompat. He appealed to the women vendors of the newly inaugurated rural market shed of Kongpal Kongkham Leikai to submit their bank accounts through the local MLA so that they can avail soft loans from the Government.
He further assured to the people of the area that the pond located near the rural market shed at Kongpal Kongkham Leikai can be protected and cleaned under the scheme of the Environment Directorate. Advising the local residents to maintain cleanliness of the area and to preserve the environment, he said the State Government is ready to extend all possible help to the people of the State.
Minister Shyamkumar further appealed to the State department officials to visit far flung areas in different districts so that the ground reality can be checked and which can help in the proper implementation of the schemes and programmes of the department. He once again appealed to the people of the State, especially to the women to stop using tobacco products to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
The inaugural function was also attended by Shri L. Susindro Meitei, MLA Khurai Assembly Constituency, Shri M. Tomba Singh, Zilla Parishad, Khurai Chingangbam Leikai, Shri N. Premananda Singh, Mission Director, MIDH, Shri Y. Bhojendro Singh, District Officer, Imphal East, Horticulture and Soil Conservation Department among others. (DIPR)