‘Manipur government looks for solar energy park site’

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Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 23, 2020:  Manipur government is looking for a suitable site for setting up of a solar energy park in order to supplement to state’s power requirement, Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh said on Thursday.

He said this on the back drop of providing uninterrupted power supply as required in modern development.

Biren was speaking at the opening ceremony of the 1st MITCON 2020, a conference of IT companies of the state at Hotel Imphal.

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The conference was organised by Information and Technology (INCOTE) Foundation, a conglomerate body of 16 IT companies of Manipur.

Biren urged the youth to have entrepreneurial spirit so that they can give employment to many other youth instead of looking only for government jobs.

Expressing satisfaction on building up a collective strength of different IT companies by INCOTE Foundation, the chief minister said such gesture of showing willingness to flourish together would certainly yield dividends in the days to come. He said his government is always ready to extend co-operation in all their endeavours.

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The chief minister also urged INCOTE Foundation and different other IT companies to share their ideas and suggestions in applying IT in the execution of government policies like biometric attendance system for government employees, Go to Village Mission, Inner Line Permit System, School Fagathansi Mission, e-marketing etc.

Former Ambassador of India to Syria, Afghanistan and Myanmar Gautam Mukhopadhyay, secretary (IT) Jacintha Lazarus and INCOTEF president Piyananda Wahengbam were present at the conference.

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