Imphal: Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment Dr Virendra Kumar has instructed Manipur government officials to form a dedicated team to monitor the different development parameters in Chandel district an Aspirational district.
Dr Virendra toured Chandel district on Monday and reviewed various projects being taken up under the “Aspirational Districts Programme”. The minister held a review meeting with different District-level officers at the conference hall of DC complex Chandel.
Deputy Commissioner Chandel, Mayanglambam Rajkumar, briefed Dr Virendra about the developmental works taken up under the “Aspirational District Programme” through a power-point presentation.
The Union Minister said NITI Ayog has been taking up various developmental programmes for North East India and the central government is giving top priorities to the development of the Health and Education Sectors.
The Minister while interacting with various district-level officers inquired about the various schemes and projects being taken up by the respective departments and also offered suggestions for the successful implementation of the programmes.
Dr Virender also visited the District Hospital, Chandel and interacted with the doctors, healthcare workers, beneficiaries and also inspected the various developmental works taken, like the oxygen plan and other facilities in the hospitals.
He lauded the efforts of the staffs, in providing excellent service to the people of the district and urged them to carry forward their good works.
He also visited Lamphou Pasna village and various other villages and inspected the developmental works taken up under the Jal Jeevan Mission by the government and also interacted with the villagers.