Go to Village 2.0 for Imphal West

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Imphal: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh inaugurated Go to Village 2.0 for Imphal West District at a solemn function held at Eco Tourism Park, Salam Thongkhong on Monday.

The programme which was organised by district administration, Imphal West will continue for three days till 17th November, 2021. Stalls of different government gepartments were set up at the venue to provide services to the people.

Go to Village mission had been taken up as an initiative of the state government to ensure doorstep delivery of service and added that such initiative would help in regaining the erstwhile bonding and trust among different communities of the state. Understanding the hardship faced by people of far flung villages on visiting government offices for availing certain welfare schemes, the government aimed to provide various services and facilities at the people’s doorstep, he added.

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Informing that a total of 2,679 villages had been covered under the Phase-I of Go to Village and Go to Hills mission, he continued that the Phase II of the missions would cover the remaining villages. He also mentioned benefits provided under various welfare schemes and maintained that a total of around 5 lakhs people had been availed with Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang (CMHT) cards and that of Ayushman Bharat cards to around 3.5 lakhs people so far.

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Education minister Sorokhaibam Rajen, informing that most of the government departments and banks have set up their stalls at the venue to avail their services to the people, said around 1,200 loans would be disbursed by Manipur State Co-operative Bank Ltd during the three days programme.

Biren distributed assistances of various schemes under different departments including wheelchairs, old aged pension schemes, cards under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) and Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang (CMHT) and aid and appliances for physically challenged among others.

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