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3rd session of ‘Go to Village’ mission accomplished

IMPHAL | May 15 : Chief minister, N. Biren Singh today distributed benefits under different social security schemes to selected beneficiaries launching the third session of ‘Go to Village’ mission camp at Govindagram Laiharaopung, Wangoi Assembly Constituency in Imphal West, organised by district administration, Imphal West.

“If we want positive change and inclusive development in the state then it should start from the grassroots level”, said the chief minister.

Around 80,000 applicants were received on the inaugural day of ‘Go to Village’ throughout the state. Out of which, around 40,000 grievances were delivered on the same day.

The second edition of the mission camps were held at 52 villages across the state last Tuesday. Around 68,000 applicants were received and out of which 38,000 grievances were resolved on the spot.

Biren said a committee would be constituted to gather the ground reports of the people’s grievances and expectations.

There is around 40,000 drop-out students in the state. The newly launched ‘Lairik Tamhanlasi’ scheme would encourage those students who are enrolled in government schools to get education by providing the cost of admission, examination and tution fees, uniform and text books the deserving students, he added.

Bathrooms and toilets especially for women and girls would be constructed near village ponds in every villages of the state. A budget of Rs. 3.5 lakhs would be allocated for such construction in each and every village, Biren added.

More than 25 different state departments opened stalls to address people’s grievances at the camp. The CM inspected the stalls and directed the officials of the Indian Oil Corporation to provide gas connection to the 50 eligible beneficiaries on the spot.

Manipur people would no more face the inconvenience of visiting different government offices for enrolment of different schemes or registering their grievances, said the chief minister and appealed the people of the state to get maximum benefits from such camps. Such mission is one of the steps to make a corruption free society, he added.

Minister for CAF and PD Karam Shyam such mission would definitely contribute in bringing a positive change and achieving good governance in the state.

The mission was launched simultaneously on May 1across the state.

The Tuesday camps were also held today at different village in presence of rural development and Panchayati Raj minister Thongam Biswajit, social welfare and cooperation minister Nemcha Kipgen and MLA Awongbou Newmai, forest and environment minister Th. Shyamkumar, minister for CAF and PD Karam Shyam.

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