Imphal: In what appeared to be direct conflict with the State government’s stand on the ‘No work, No pay’ directive, Manipur governor Miss Anusuiya Uikey Tuesday told officials to review the decision of the state government and further told them to hold the Autonomous District Council (ADC) election which has been put on hold since 2020 December.
The Manipur government introduced a “no work, no pay” rule for its employees who were not attending office without an authorised leave due to different reasons arising out of the ethnic violence in the state, which broke out on May 3.
In a meeting which was held at Raj Bhavan with the State Chief Secretary, Dr. Vineet Joshi, and Security Advisor to the Government of Manipur, Kuldiep Singh, the Governor also advised them to expedite the weekly meeting of the Monitoring Committee to get feedback on action taken and problems faced and arrangement of agricultural activities of farmers by providing them with adequate security.
The first lady also told them to approach the Medical Council of India to accommodate the displaced medical students as per the availability of seats in other medical colleges.
The officers were advised to supply adequate medicines to all the relief camps to keep the inmates physically and mentally fit coupled with equipment for entertainment, a statement of Raj Bhavan said on Tuesday.
The sanctioned amount of Rs 1000 must be reached to all the displaced persons and essential commodities should be distributed to them in time.
During the meeting, the officers apprized the governor of the latest situation of law and order in the State arising out of the ethnic clash that broke out on 3rd May.
The governor also met with the representatives of Uripok Apunba Lup and discussed the deteriorating law and order situation in the State. The Lup submitted a memorandum to the Governor and discussed various issues to bring peace and tranquillity in the state.