Imphal: Water resource and relief and disaster management minister Awangbow Newmai on Thursday inspected banks of various rivers in and around Imphal areas namely Imphal river, Nambul River and Iril river to check and repair the river banks to prevent flooding.
During the visit, Awangbow deliberated on repair work to be taken up by the water resource department. He sought cooperation from the people to tackle flood and irrigation problems in Manipur.
Awangbow was accompanied by RD and PR minister Y. Khemchand Singh and MLA Karam Shyam.
Additional chief engineer (flood) Y. Homendro Singh, EE, Ranjan Singh and other officials of the department were also present at the inspection.