Bishnupur: Rural Development & Panchayati Raj (RD & PR) Minister, Yumnam Khemchand Singh Wednesday chaired a meeting to take stock of the implementation of Mission Amrit Sarovar and National Mobile Monitoring Software (NMMS) App for taking real time attendance of workers of MGNREGA at worksites with district officials of RD & PR and DRDA.
The minister was accompanied by Commissioner, RD & PR, Devesh Daval; Joint Secretary RD & PR, Ng. Roben Singh and officials concerned. The meeting was held at the Conference Hall of DC Office, Bishnupur. Zilla Parishad Members; CEO, ZP Bishnupur/District Programme Coordinator MGNREGA, RK Dayanand; ADC/Project Director, DRDA, H. Bobby Sharma; concerned BDOs; officials and staff of RD & PR and DRDA attended the meeting from the district administration.
During the meeting, the officials highlighted problems and challenges before the minister and also informed him that under the Mission Amrit Sarovar the district has been assigned for the development of fifteen (15) water bodies five (5) each for the three blocks. The three blocks are Nambol, Bishnupur and Moirang. The district officials also stressed that the district has already begun using the NMMS App.
In the meeting, Y Khemchand emphasized on the importance of proper implementation and timely completion of the schemes and said that the officials and staff of the department should work to meet the targets set for the Mission Amrit Sarovar. He said that the success of the scheme lies in working together with all concerned. He also stressed on the need for implementing the real-time attendance record of the workers of MGNREGA through the NMMS App.
Later the Ministerial team inspected the construction works taken up under MGNREGA. The ministerial team visited Toubul GP to inspect a playground executed under MGNREGA at Toubul Mamang Leikai, pucca drain construction at Ngaikhong Khullen Bazaar, and Keinou GP Community Hall and Market Shed constructed as convergence work.
Mention may be made that the Prime Minister has launched Mission Amrit Sarovar on 24th April 2022 with a view to conserving water for the future. The Mission is aimed at developing and rejuvenating water bodies in each district of the country as a part of the celebration of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.