Joint effort is needed to make the war on drug 2.0 successful: CM


Imphal, 3rd February, 2023(DIPR): On the last day of the 3rd Session of Twelve Manipur Legislative Assembly,the session begins with question hour. Chief Minister N. Biren Singh who is also the Leader of the House, told that the Government is planning to declare the result of recruitments of various departments on priority basis. He also said that there is plan for the expansion of lanes within the Imphal Municipal Corporation and Greater Imphal Area. The Chief Minister was replying to the questions raised by MLA O. Surjakumar of Khangabok AC. The Chief Minister also said that the Government is trying to make the Manipur Staff Selection Commission functional within a short a period.

PHED Minister L. Susindro Meitei told the House that volume of water for water supply from the Iril and Imphal river will last for three and one month respectively. The Minister was replying to the queries raised by K. Ranjit Singh, MLA Sugnu AC. The Minister further said that the water is being suppliedthrough water tankers in the areas where the water supply schemes have been stopped.

Later, Chief Minister who is also the in-charge of Finance laid Manipur Lokayukta (Salaries, Allowances and Condition of Service of the Secretary and Other Officers and Staff) Regulation,2022; Annual Report 2021-2022 of the Manipur Lokayukta and 50th Annual Report 2021-2022 of The Manipur Public Service Commission.

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Power Minister Th. Bishwajit Singh on Friday laid eight papers in the House. They includeThe Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for Manipur and Mizoram(Electricity Supply Code)Fourteen Amendment Regulations 2021, Seventeen Amendment Regulation,2022, Fifteen Amendment Regulations2021, Sixteen Amendment Regulation, 2022; The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for Manipur and Mizoram (Recruitment, Control and Service Conditions of Officers and Staff) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2021; The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for Manipur and Mizoram (Fees,Fines and Charges) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2020; The Joint Regulatory Commission for the State of Manipur and Mizoram (Intra-State Essential Reliability Services Operations) Regulations,2020 and The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for Manipur and Mizoram (Renewable Purchase Obligation and its Compliance) (First Amendment) Regulations,2022.

Replying to a Calling Attention, Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. S. Ranjan informed the House on Friday that the Government is looking into the matters put up by the All Manipur Health Services Doctors Association. Taking concern of general public, the Minister appealed the Doctors not to do any strikes and agitation. The Calling Attention Motion was raised by MLA Kh. Joykisan.

Replying to another Calling Attention Motion, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh who is in charge of Home told the House that the Government is trying its best level to find the missing VDF personnel who was on duty in poppy destruction. He said on 21st of January, 2023 an Inquiry Committee has been constituted. Manipur Police personnels and Assam Rifles had been deployed to traced the missing VDF personnel. Myanmar authorities have been apprised about the missing personnel. Chief Minister also said Drone and Satellite Mapping is being used to identify the area of poppy plantation. To make the War on Drugs 2.0 successful join efforts of judiciary, legislature and executive is very much needed, the CM added. The Calling Attention Motion was raised by MLA O. Surjakumar of INC.

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Later, the Motion of Thanks on Governor’s Address was moved by Health and IPR Minister Dr. Sapam Ranjan Singh and seconded by Water Resources Minister Awangbow Newmai.

K. Meghachandra Singh, MLA; Th. Lokeshwar Singh, MLA and K. Ranjit Singh, MLA raised suggestions and supplements to make amendments to the Governor’s Address. Regarding amendments to the Governor’s Address, Leader of the House, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh informed the House that only the points and works taken up by the Government has been mentioned in the Governor’s Address. Detailed information or more clarification will be discussed in the next upcoming budget session.

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Replying to the queries regarding the recruitment of teachers of Education Department held earlier, Biren informed the House that the result of 923 graduate teachers and 502 Hindi graduate teachers will be declared within this month.

On implementation of Manipur Staff Selection Commission (MSSC), Biren Singh said that framing and notification in consultation with Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC) has been completed and once recruitment of Chairperson and 10 Officials were finalized, the Commission will be effectively applied.

Under Khelo India, various initiatives have been taken up by the government to open sports centres/playgrounds in most part of the districts of Manipur. Sports University and Olympiad Park has been set up to hone up the sports loving youths of the state.

The Governor’s Address was passed unanimously after taking into consideration the suggestions and supplements raised by the members by the House.

On the 2nd session of the 3rd Session of Twelve Manipur Legislative Assembly, the House also passed the Manipur Panchayati Raj (Eight Amendment) Bill, 2023 as reported by the Select Committee on the Manipur Panchayati Raj (Eight Amendment) Bill, 2022.

Speaker Th. Satyabrata Singh closed the 3rd Session of Twelve Manipur Legislative Assembly with the adjournment of the House till 21st February, 2023.


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