Imphal: Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh inaugurated a bridge over the Iril River at Nungoi Mapa (Package No. MN04111 (Under PMGSY Scheme)).
A formal function celebrating the 98th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee Good Governance Day and the inaugural crossing of the Nungoi Bridge over the Iril River under PMGSY was also held at the Litan Makhong Youth Club Ground.
Addressing the function, the Chief Minister deliberated on the benefits of schemes like ‘Go to Hills’ and ‘Go to Village’ and said these schemes have helped in understanding the necessities of the rural areas and interior hill districts and delivering to them.
Referring to the parental role of the government for the more than 35 communities inhabiting the state, N. Biren Singh expressed that the government must look after the requirements of all communities to encourage oneness, unity among the people.
The government had lost more than two and a half years during the previous term to the COVID pandemic, and another six to seven months this term due to the rains; however, with the blessings of the people and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, we were able to begin development works in the state, he said.
The Good Governance Day observed on the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee is about working for the public and making the government work for the public, he said.
The Chief Minister also mentioned several government welfare schemes, such as the old-age pension scheme, health benefits, and so on, and said that delivering the welfare benefits of these schemes to the public’s doorsteps is part of good governance.
The Chief Minister also expressed his pleasure with the present council of ministers, whom he said were all competent, sincere, hardworking, and qualified, and he reiterated his earlier stand of making Manipur a model state in the country.
Further highlighting that more than 100 projects across the state will be inaugurated during the Inauguration Month of the government soon, the Chief Minister said that the government’s aim is to complete projects in a time-bound manner with proper quality control.