Churachandpur: To maintain better relationships with his constituents, Minister (TA & Hills, GAD and Transport) Vungzagin Valte, who is also the minister in-charge of Churachandpur and Pherzawl districts visited his constituency since yesterday and hold ‘constituency surgery’ at different villages.
He also graced the closing ceremony of the 2nd Niangzen memorial football tournament closing ceremony at Thanlon Lawmhoih Ground, Thanlon.
Speaking on the occasion, the minister expressed his profound gratitude to the people who made such a sacrifice to develop the area. Most of the villages in the area have all-weather roads and all the villages have been electrified with the help of 4 power sub-stations installed in the constituency during his tenure, the minister said.
Out of 63 occupied villages, 19 villages have been provided drinking water supply through Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) and tendering process for another 44 villages have been started for construction at the cost of about Thirty Thousand Crores, the minister added. “During this COVID-19 pandemic, I tried my level best to get different consumable items like rice, dal, oil etc. and we have overcome the then-impending food scarcity,” Valte said.
Joseph Pauline Kamson, DC, S. David Piaklian, SP, Thienlaljoy Gangte, Addl. Dir, Edu (U), Thangminlian Vaiphei, SDO, Dr. Phirthanglien, CMO and other DLOs, Chiefs from surrounding villages graced the function apart from CSO leaders from STC, PTC, ZYA, SYO, ZSF, SSPP and KZP GHQ.