Imphal: Governor La Ganesan interacted with Deputy Commissioners of Ukhrul District, Kamjong District, Tamenglong District and Noney District Saturday at Banquet Hall, Raj Bhavan, Imphal.
During the interaction programme, the Deputy Commissioners gave power point presentation on the status and implementation of various government schemes/programmes.
The Governor expressing happiness on reports presented by the DCs said that after taking over as Governor of Manipur, he had visited most of the districts and had a fruitful interaction with the district administration. However, he could not make it to some of the districts. His main concern is whether the government schemes/programmes have reached the people for which they are intended. He urged the Deputy Commissioners to write their immediate needs, so that action will be taken accordingly.
DC Ukhrul Krishna Kumar, while presenting various activities taken up by the District Administration informed that the total doses of Covid Vaccination were 45297 with 1st dose – 26364 and 2nd dose -18933. The target achieved on CMHT was 4022 and PMJAY was 26879. In respect of e-Shram card enrolled so far achieved was 9130 and a total of 213559 e-Certificate were issued in the district. The DC also informed that the seizure of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances was 4 kgs of opium in 20 packets and 48 grams of brown sugar. 1733 acres of poppy plantation were destroyed.
DC Kamjong Rang Peter, informed the Governor that Kamjong district was bifurcated from Ukhrul district on December 8, 2016. While presenting the Covid-19 Vaccination status, he said that 12094 were vaccinated with the 1st dose and 8027 vaccinated with the 2nd dose. The DC stressed the need for one College in the district apart from infrastructure development of existing schools. The construction for DC office complex of Kamjong and TD Block at Sahamphung are in progress, he added. The DC also made a proposal for extension of NH-102A from Nampisha to Kashung-Bungtung via Kangpat Khunou, Kangpat Khullen and Kangkum (about 30 km) which will connect with NH-102A (Shangshak-Tengnoupal) and district HQ with Kasom Sub-Division. The construction of Transit accommodation for doctors and teachers at Kamjong is nearing completion, he informed.
DC Tamenglong Worshang Hungyo, informed the Governor that Tamenglong- Mahur road was completely compensation-free project as the public there sacrificed their land for the sake of the development of the district. After completion, Tamenglong will have two National Highways. The Tamenglong-Khongsang road, the only road linking Tamenglong district HQ with the state capital was in a bad shape for the last so many years. However, now construction of this road is in full swing and is expected to be completed by July 2022.
As for Covid vaccination, 21850 were administered 1st dose while 15309 were administered the 2nd dose.DC Noney Haulianlal Guite, informed that Noney is presently free from COVID. Staff quarter at Noney PHC is ready for inauguration and one PSA Oxygen plant at CHC Nungba is functional.
The DC’s were accompanied by the Superintendent of Police of the districts.
CSOs of Tamenglong district who attended the interaction programme highlighted the issues pertaining to their district and urged the Governor to address their plight.