Imphal: Union minister of state for steel and rural development, Faggan Singh Kulaste on Wednesday visited aspirational Chandel district and interacted with officials of various departments, local community delegates, Self Help Groups and tribal delegates of the district at Mini-Conference Hall, DC Complex, Chandel.
The interaction programme was organized by the district administration, Chandel.
During the interaction programme the minister took part in a series of discussion that witnessed participants from various communities of the district who shared their success and failure stories of their efforts in their respective fields and also projected their demands
The delegates expressed their gratitude to the minister for initiating such extensive outreach programme for the welfare of the people. The minister also interacted with key district level officers and inquired about the initiatives and projects taken up under the central and state sponsored schemes.
The minister said several measures and initiatives are being taken up to make Chandel a prosperous and developed place and for the welfare of the people of the district. He also assured that he will look into the demands raised by all the delegates.
Faggan inspected Maha Area Producers Co-operative Society Limited(MAPS) at Liwa Khullen village, which is supported and promoted by CDCRMS in collaboration with NERCORMP, Chandel. the minister inspected the different varieties of food products available at the centre and lauded the role and the efforts of the farmers in the development of the district and state. He also handed over Short Term Training Certificates to students during the programme.
The programme was attended by deputy commissioner Mayanglambam Rajkumar, ADC, SDO Chandel, DLOs among others.