Union Home minister Amit Shah lands Imphal


Imphal: Union Home minister Amit Shah landed at Imphal on Thursday late evening in a dedicated flight to attend the inauguration and foundation stone laying of 21 developmental projects worth Rs 1,311 crore in Manipur on Friday.

The minister was welcomed at Bir Tikendrajit International Airport by chief minister N. Biren Singh along with ministers and MLAs.

The main function of the programme will be held at Moirang in Bishnupur district.

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Shah will be inaugurating Construction of Manipur Olympian Park; Sangaithel Fruit Preservation Factory (MAGFRUIT), Nilakuthi; Paid Private Ward at JNIMS; Churachandpur Medical College (State Component); Moreh Town Water Supply Scheme; Nongpok Thong Bridge at Eastern Side of Kangla, Imphal; Infrastructure Development of DM University; Marjing Statue Complex; Development of Cave Tourism Project at Kangkhui Cave; Model Residential School at LM Block, Ukhrul; 100 bedded Residential School, Rengpang; and Pediatric Cardio Thoracic Operation Theatre at RIMS Campus.

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Apart from the inauguration Union Home Minister will also lay foundation stones of Manipur Exhibition Centre, Imphal East; District Youth, Skilling and Employment Centres in 5 Districts; Construction of Jiribam-Tipaimukh Road; Strengthening of Road from Serou Lamkhai to Salluk Village via Chakpikarong; Construction of 40 Police Outposts (34 along Indo-Myanmar International Border and 6 along NH-37); Integrated Management of 3 Water Bodies/Wetland (Utra Pat, Zaimeng, Waithou-Phumnom); Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme; Bharat Net Project/Capital Project on OFC Network under Scheme for Capital Investment (SACI); and PM Gati Shakti Projects under Scheme for Capital Investment (SACI).

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The state government has issued restrictions of flying drones where the United minister would visit. Traffic restrictions were also issued in connection to his visit. The state police have been hectic in taking up security measures in Imphal and other parts of the state.


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