Imphal: Around 117 written applications were received by District Administration Thoubal with grievances related to CMHT card, Old Age Pension/Widow Pension and agriculture related issues during Meeyamgi Numit (People’s Day) organised at the counting hall of deputy commissioner’s office complex on Friday.
Many people coming in from different parts of the District attended “Meeyamgi Numit” and placed their grievances in writing before the district administration, a District Information Officer (DIO), Thoubal report said.
Deputy commissioner, Thoubal, A.Subhash Singh, heard the grievances of the people and instructed the concern department officials for necessary action.
Twenty five stalls of different departments were opened to meet the demand of public including fishery, ICDS, MSPDCL, Thoubal Police, veterinary department, chief medical officer, Food Safety Administration among others.
Speaking to officials of office of the Thoubal DIO, a young boy called Vikas from Wangbal said he has come to “Meeyamgi Numit ” to make old age pension scheme cards for his paternal grandparents who are nearing the age of 80 years and are too weak to come themselves.
Expressing happiness at the prompt action taken up by the district administration, he was optimistic that the concern department will help him in getting the pension cards at an early date.
H. Jugindro, a resident of Leisangthem Keli Makhong said he had come to get his CMHT/PMJAY card. He said his meeting with the deputy commissioner has been fruitful as under his supervision the matter was initiated immediately. He left the venue hopeful that he will get the card as soon as possible.
Sorodhoni a resident of Langmeithet said she came to enquire about housing schemes provided by the government as her name was included in the approved list of beneficiaries. She said she has put forward her grievances to the concerned department and said that they will take up the necessary steps towards achieving her dream of owning a comfortable house.
A boy called Thoiba who had come to take birth certificate said he was very happy that his problem was solved with out spending much time. He said such platform provides excellent service to the people as grievances are taken up immediately for necessary action.
In this Meeyamgi Numit, superintendent of police, Thoubal Jogeshchandra Haobijam, CMO Thoubal, Dr Y. Nokul, addl. district magistrate Lokeshor Brahmacharimayum, all sub-divisional officers, and other district level officers of different departments attended the programme to address the grievances of the general public .
Amid spike in Covid cases in the state, the District Administration Thoubal followed Covid protocol by making sure that everyone was wearing mask, maintaining adequate distance and use of hand sanitizers. Drinking water facility was also provided keeping in view of the scorching heat along with tea and snacks and seperate toilet facilities for ladies and gents were also provided.
“Meeyamgi Numit” is a service platform to address the grievances of people initiated by chief minister N. Biren Singh on May 15, 2017.
Meeyamgi Numit will be held on every 3rd Friday of every month and if 3rd Friday happens to be a general holiday then it will be held on previous working day, the DIO, Thoubal report said.