Kamjong: The second Bijli Mahotsav and Ujala Diwas for Kamjong district was observed Friday at Koso village under Phungyar sub-division. Organised jointly by the District Administration Kamjong with MSPDCL and NHPC Ltd, the observation is being held widely across the state and throughout the country as a part of the Ujjwal Bharat Ujjwal Bhavishya, Power@2047 as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
The Bijli Mahotsav is being used as a platform to celebrate the collaboration between the state and the Central Governments and highlight the key achievements of the power sector.
More than hundreds of villagers who attended the event today appreciated the steps taken up by the BJP-led government for bringing such a phenomenal change to their lifestyles through landmark initiatives in the power sector.
The program was attended by Ex-Vice Chairman, ADC Ukhrul M Isaac, and Ex-EM, ADC Ukhrul, Somimayar Awungshi, as the chief guest and guest of honour respectively.
DC Kamjong, Rangnamei Rang Peter and SDO Phungyar, Duna Duo sub-division were the other important dignitaries present in the event, as also DGM of MSPDCL, Kamjong, Victor Duidang, and Sr Manager of NHPC Ltd, Hemam Dhanashyam.
M Isaac, while speaking on the occasion, said that a new mission relating to a new-enlightened India is being started by the Narendra Modi-led government as India attains its 75th year of Independence. He expressed his gratitude to the District Administration led by the DC for bringing welfare schemes and projects to every nook and corner of Kamjong.
In his speech, DC Peter Rang Namei said that observation of such an event will bring awareness to the villagers about the importance of power supply in such a time and generation where everything related to life is connected to electricity.
He also expressed his gratitude to the present government led by Narendra Modi-ji at the Centre and N Biren at the state for bringing such a change to the people. He appealed to the villagers to have judicious use of power and to inculcate the habit of switching off lights and appliances when not in use.
Beneficiary testimonials from the side of the public including the village headman were also given to the dignitaries and to the gathering. Later, a cultural performance was presented by a dance group of the Koso village. A nukkadnatak raising the importance of electricity in our lives was also presented.
As a part of the program, several film shows relating to the village and rural electrification, renewable energy etc were screened. Moreover, films on Consumer Rights and Renewable Energy were also shown to the villagers.
Given the large gathering, it was ensured that all Covid safety protocols such as social distancing and wearing of masks were adhered to. In addition, masks were also distributed to all the attendees.