Imphal: Union minister of state for textiles and railways Darshana Vikram Jardosh expressed her satisfaction on the projects taken up by the state government, during a media interaction on the various developmental projects taken up by the government at Hotel Imphal, here.
There is major development in central projects. The seminar on technical textiles conducted recently with the stakeholders provides a good result in bringing forward in a sustainable manner, the minister said.
Darshana said the railway projects has been developing smoothly and 50 per cent of the work of the world’s tallest railway bridge has been completed. Construction of World class Imphal station keeping the natural habitat has been going in full swing.
There are plans to construct low budget hotels where there is natural attractiveness in every station of the railway line projects keeping in view of tourism development in the state. Full support will be provided to the state government in implementing the projects successfully, she added.
In connection with handloom and handicrafts, the minister said works related with handloom and handicrafts mainly involves women next to agricultural work in the state. There is indication of a firm coordination with the state and the central government in taking up the schemes successfully regarding handloom and handicrafts.
There are three handloom products which got GI tag that the products having GI tag will be easier for international business with countries having bilateral relations. For running smooth internal business, training will be provided by the concerned department to the handloom and handicrafts artisans of the state for the global demands, she added.
Keeping in view of the recent unfortunate lanslide at Tupul, Noney district, there has been restructuring of the construction work. IIT companies have done research on techniques regarding cabling, electrification and to avoid disaster in future. Warning system will also be utilized to make the people alert if any such incidents are likely to occur, the Union minister said.