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Fencing of 5.6 km stretch along Indo-Myanmar border completed: Manipur CM

N Biren Singh informed the House that the minority in the State includes Muslims, Christians, Jain, Parsis, Buddhists and Sikh community.

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Imphal: On the eighth day of the morning session of 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly Tuesday,   leader of the House N.Biren stated in the Assembly that so far 5.6 km of the Indo-Myanmar border fencing have been completed while replying to the question raised by K.Ranjit Singh.

The Chief Minister further said that under the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, 60.023 km of fencing will be taken up. Regarding the Indo-Myanmar fencing, the Government of India and the Myanmar Government will jointly take up the issue.

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The Chief Minister informed the House that the minority in the State includes Muslims, Christians, Jain, Parsis, Buddhists and Sikh community. After submitting timely proposals to the Ministry of Minority Affairs, the State Government availed various schemes like Minority Pre-Matric Scholarships Schemes, Minority Post-Matric Scholarships Schemes, Minority Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Schemes, Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakaram(PMJVK) to the minorities.

Replying to the question raised by Sheikh Noorul Hassan, the Chief Minister further said that ITI Lilong has been established under the Skill Labour, Employment & Entrepreneurship Department and offers courses in craftsmanship, carpentry, and molding & welding and other skill development training programmes.

Education Minister Th. Basantakumar replying to the question raised by Abdul Nasir said one school has availed benefits under the IDMI (Infrastructure Development for Minority Institute). He said as per the official record the total area of Lilong Higher Secondary Madrassa is 0.36540hector/ 0.9029 acres. The minister further stated that the number of teaching and non-teaching staff of the Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Awasiya Vidyalaya, Lilong is 12 and 7 respectively.

Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Y.Khemchand informed the House that construction of 103 km long Shirui to Khayang Phungtha PMGSY road is in progress but the road stretching from Shirui to Kachouphung village is targeted to be completed by September 2022. The Minister was replying to the question raised by Ram Muivah.  

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