Senapati: Biljili Mahotsav and Ujala Diwas under Ujjawal Bharat, Ujjawal Bhawishya- power@2047 is celebrated Wednesday as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav at Multi Purpose Hall, Senapati. It was jointly organised by Ministries of Power (MoP) and Ministries of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India and MSPDCL, Government of Manipur.
Speaking on Chief Guest speech, Mahesh Chaudhari, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Senapati applauded the power department for availing the light and taking trouble where there is power supply shortage in the district. He also said that new projects of diverging power supply are taking place in some parts of the district and urged the people to cooperate with the line department.
Th. Thaikho Peter, Ex- ADC member, President BJP Senapati District in his guest of honour speech urged the gathering to protect the environment and use electricity judiciously.
Earlier, the programme of celebration began with the lighting of candles from chief guest and followed by ADM, SDO’s and department officials.
During the programme, film on various achievements and projects on power supply were shown and also skit on conservation of energy was performed by Mave School. Beneficiaries from different villages also gave their testimonies.
The programme was attended by HL Jain, ADM, Senapati, various officials from MoP and MNRE, SDO’s, DLO’s, CSO’s chairmen and secretaries of various villages and students.