Imphal: Chief Minister N. Biren Singh virtually launched e-ILP (Inner Line Permit) platform/counters at Imphal, Jiribam and Mao in a solemn function held at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat Thursday. The programme was organised jointly by the Home Department and Department of Information Technology, Government of Manipur.
Under the portal, a person from outside the State can apply online for Inner Line Permit by logging in to manipurilponline.mn.gov.in and get the permit from issuing centres at Imphal Airport, Mao Gate, Jiribam Railway Station and Jiribam ILP Exit Counter after proper onsite verification. The online portal is developed by Cubeten Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Speaking on the occasion, N. Biren Singh said that the Inner Line Permit System was enforced in the State, considering its less population, to protect the identity of its people. Stating that e-ILP tracking system had been developed to mend the loopholes in the procedures adopted to issue the permit and its tracking system, he added that the system would help in checking whether a person, who had entered the State with a permit, had left or was still staying even after the expiration of permit duration.
The Chief Minister further stated that concerned authorities, at many instances, had found visitors staying beyond their permit duration without renewing it. The new system would enable mobile tracking of defaulters and taking necessary action, he added. He also informed that an Inner Line Permit Monitoring Cell with DIG (Intelligence) as Chairman had been set up to ensure proper reading of entry and exit and to track overstay. He thanked the officials operating the permit-issuing centre at different entry and exit points.
Education Minister Sorokhaibam Rajen, Labour and Employment Minister Thokchom Satyabrata, Advisor to Chief Minister (Health) Sapam Ranjan, Deputy Speaker Kongkham Robindro, MANIREDA Chairman Ginsuanhau and other Government Officials attended the programme among others.
It may be mentioned that e-ILP platform has a comprehensive dashboard system that actively shows varied information such as the number of people entering the State on a particular date and time, graphical break up the based presentation of people visiting through different entry gates. The system is also enabled with automated generation of a defaulted list of people who have overstayed beyond the permitted number of days as per the permit.