Welfare scheme implementations needs monitoring: Biren


Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 1, 2019: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has announced that district level monitoring committee and block level monitoring committees would be formed so as to keep vigil on the activities of the Anganwadi centres across the state.

He made the announcement at the launching of POSHAN Maah (National Nutritional Month), 2019 held at Tribal Research Institute, Imphal East on Sunday. Concerned DCs, DSOs, officials of health department will constitute the committees, he added.

“Various schemes and measures have been taken up by the state government to eradicate poverty in the state. We need to constantly monitor that whether the people are getting the benefits of the welfare schemes at the grassroots. We must serve the people with sincerity, dedication and honesty and need to think for the common good rather than for personal benefits,” the chief minister said.

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He urged the people of the state to take the benefits of the schemes initiated by the government so far.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a legendary Prime Minister of India has introduced many welfare schemes with human touch and no other leader or Prime Minister has done so much as he is doing for the country, he said. Under his leadership, a revolution has been brought in every sector in this country. We should follow his footsteps to bring positive change in the state, he added.

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On the scarcity of rainfall in the state, Biren said the State Cabinet after consultations with MLAs and officials of various departments has declared the state as drought affected state. All preventive and precautionary measures have been taken up to cope the situation. The government is planning to provide alternative crops to the farmers of the state, he added.

The chief minister handed over appointment letter to Khangembam Bijaya, sister of late Khangembam Santosh of Thoubal Athokpam. Khangembam Bijaya has been appointed as Graduate Teacher at Government Ideal Blind School, Takyel.


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