Manipur governor urges people to enroll for schemes benefit

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Imphal: Manipur governor La. Ganesan has appealed people to enroll themselves through various schemes which are being taken up by the Centre and the state and get the benefits.

The governor was speaking at an interaction programme of Zilla Parishad members, district level officers, Pradhans, civil society organisations and villagers held at Thiyam Konjil Mamang Leikai community hall under Keirao Bitra sub-division of Imphal East district on Friday.

​Central and the state governments have been taking up a number of welfare schemes and programmes through which the needy people are benefitted. With an aim to develop India in all front and under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, developmental programmes in many sectors including housing, health, education and infrastructure are being taken up in the country. For providing safe drinking water to every household in the country, Jal Shakti Abhiyan has been implemented, he said.

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Stating that there has been a number of initiatives in the state too, the governor said, people should try to understand about the initiatives and get enrolled through it. As a result of maximum efforts made by the government, Covid infection has been decreased almost to a negligible rate nowadays, Ganesan said. He appealed people to get vaccinated at least twice to fight the pandemic.

​Reiterating the Centre’s commitment to eradicate Tuberculosis (TB) from India by 2025, the governor asked the district administration to take steps for conducting door to door survey and identify TB patients so that prompt action can be taken up.

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Representatives of various civil society organisations raised their concerns on various issues like road connectivity, power, health, education etc. and urged the governor to take steps.

Ganesan assured them that he will ask chief minister to take all possible steps at the earliest in the larger interest of the people in the area.

MLA L. Rameshwor Meetei, attended the interaction programme.

The governor was accorded a warm welcome by the deputy commissioner, Imphal East, Khumanthen Daina Devi on his arrival at the venue.

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