Imphal: Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh stated that the State is moving in its path of development faster under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The development works taken up in various sectors by the State Government is for the sack of our future generations, he added.
The Chief Minister was addressing the gathering at the flag-off programme for the improvement of Imphal Kohima Package–IV(B) and Imphal Kohima Package-V(A) Road of National Highway-02 held at Kalapahar, Kangpokpi District.
Continuing his speech, Biren Singh appreciated the MLAs of Kangpokpi District and Civil Society Organisations for their cooperation and efforts in solving the issues of land compensation along the said highway. Maintaining that different communities residing in the State have now started living together and having respect for one another, he continued that the Government only wanted its citizens to abide by the laws of the land. He added that the Government is working under the ambit of the Indian Constitution and not imposing any law beyond its ambit.
Appealing to the public that cooperating with the Government’s development work could make our State more developed, the Chief Minister assured that those affected with the road improvement work would benefit from their loss.
Textiles, Commerce and Industries Minister Nemcha Kipgen stated that the condition of the road would be improved with the road project. She appreciated the dedicated initiatives of Chief Minister N. Biren Singh to improve road conditions of the State.
Mentioning that National Highway-02 is the lifeline for development of the State, she stressed the need for such improvement of the highway. She also urged the NHIDCL to maintain the quality while taking up the improvement work and also sought cooperation of the public in timely completion of the work.
Chairman, Planning and Development Authority Lourembam Rameshwor Meetei, MLA Saitu AC Haokholet Kipgen, Executive Director, RO-Imphal, NHIDCL D. S. Chaudhary, Deputy Commissioner, Kangpokpi Kengoo Zuringla and other officials also attended the flag off programme.
Later, the Chief Minister formally opened the Thadou Heritage Museum at Thadou Inpi-General Headquarters Complex, Kangpokpi District.