Imphal: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on Monday inaugurated the Sangaithel Police Outpost under Imphal West District Police.
The outpost was inaugurated in presence of deputy chairman, Manipur State Planning Authority Sorokhaibam Rajen, MLA S. Kunjakeswor, DGP P. Doungel and senior police officials.
Police work for security and welfare of people and as such, both the police and the public need to respect each other. Meeyamgi Numit is now organized at different districts under deputy commissioners (DCs) and Superintendents of Police (SPs) so that grievances of the public could be raised through them. Interaction between the public and police could help in maintaining a healthy relationship among them, the chief minister said.
Sangaithel has become a tourist spot and once the Olympian Park is opened, many tourists will surely visit the site. As such, he stressed the need to expand the road from Patsoi Lamkhai to Olympian Park into a double lane, he aided.
He appreciated the locals including Chiru, Rongmei and Kabui for expressing their support for expansion of the approach road to the Olympian Park. He informed that the Olympian Park will be inaugurated by the Union Home minister Amit Shah during his likely visit in January.
Biren said, tThe law and order of the state has considerably improved and different communities inhabiting across the state are living together, giving respect to one another. He gave the recently held Sangai Festival, being held across different places of the state with participation of various communities, as the proof of peaceful co-existence among different communities. He added that the government has been putting in every effort to realize the objective of One Nation, One Manipur.
He spoke on the effect of climate change and its adverse effect on water bodies and appealed to the locals of Sangaithel not to cut down trees extensively.
The government will develop Sangaithel Football ground, he said. He also asked the locals to identify a suitable place for construction of a market shed and informed him, so that it could be constructed.
Regarding the setting up of a Primary Health Centre at Sangaithel, he assured that the government would take up necessary steps, by including it in preparation of the budget.