Chief minister N Biren Singh launched “Go To Hill Mission 2.0” at Peace Ground, Tuibong, Churachandpur district today.
N Biren inaugurated inaugurated 30-bedded hospital and Special Ward of Community Health Centre, Singhat in Churachanpur District under the 2.0 mission ahead of today’s function.
Along with inaugurating a PSA Oxygen Plant, which can produce 1 thousand litres of Oxygen per day at Churachandpur District Hospital, the chief minister handed over ALS Ambulances and medical equipment to Medical Superintendent of Churachandpur District Hospital.
Various other developmental projects foundation stoned laid for new projects today were Tuikham to Daizang road and Hengkot to T.Boljang road under RD&PR Department, augmentation of water supply schemes at P.Sejol, Koihen, M. Shimuol, Ningthiching, Songdo, Matijang, Dumlien, B Salvaphai and Khajang, Rovakot villages taken up PHED, DIO Pherzawl District, Trauma Care Centre at District Hospital Churachandpur Plastic Recycling Plant at Sehken Dumping Site taken up by TA & Hills, Saikot Govt. High School, Khanpi Primary School, of Sadbhavna Mandap at Tipaimukh, Vungzagen Higher Secondary School, Mata, G.M. High School, Molnom under MOBC, TD Block at Lanva, TD Block at Lamka South and TD Block at Kangval constructed by PWD, Farmers Training Hall Cum Hostel at Churachandpur District Headquarters and Fertilizer Godown of 150 MT constructed by Agriculture Department, District Disease Investigation Laboratory of Veterinary Department, new buildings of Tumjangphai Primary School, L. Muncham Primary School, Gaisemlong Primary School and Gothol Primary School, Barrack Type Building at Churachandpur Range Office under Forest and Environment Department. Besides distributing benefits under different Government schemes and launching of various other schemes, the chief minister also laid the foundation stone for the construction of 170-ft Bailey bridge over Khuga at Tuikham, Churachandpur, according to DIPR report.
Works minister Thongam Biswajit, Education minister Sorokhaibam Rajen, Water Resources Minister Letpao Haokip, TA & Hills minister Shri Vungzagin Valte, MLA Ginsuanhau Zou, Advisor to chief minister (Health) Sapam Ranjan, ADC Churachandpur Caretaker Chairman Khaipau Haokip, chief secretary and top government gfficials accompanied the chief minister at the function.
Addressing the gathering, the chief minister said that the primary objective of the Go to Hills 2.0 is to deliver the welfare schemes under different departments such as PMAY, CMHT, PMJAY, livelihood support scheme affected by COVID-19 etc. to the beneficiaries. He said that the government would identify the eligible and deserving beneficiaries of various schemes and all the government services will be delivered at their doorsteps.
N Biren Singh mentioned that under the Go to Hills mission, the government has taken up various infrastructural projects for inclusive development. Hundreds of projects had been inaugurated and many are ongoing for the welfare of the people, he added. He expressed his hopefulness that these projects would bring positive change and benefit the people living in hill districts of the state.
The chief minister stressed that altogether 32 projects worth Rs. 37.34 crore are being inaugurated and laid one foundation stone of one project estimated Rs. 4.51 crore for Churachandpur district today. Items worth Rs. 51.52 crore were distributed to 59,837 beneficiaries, he added. He further mentioned that there are 342 ongoing projects for Churachandpur and Pherzawl with a total cost of Rs. 1100 crore.
Stating that the BJP led government does not give false promises to the people, N Biren Singh opined that 88 projects worth Rs. 381.3 crore have been completed and dedicated to the people in the last four and half years. The government is investing huge sums of money for infrastructural development in the hill districts of the state, he added.
Clarifying the issue of Article 371C of Indian Constitution, the chief minister assured the people that the state government is committed to protect and uphold the spirit of the Constitution of India. No single point will be affected enshrined under Article 371C and the government will protect and provide the autonomy of the hills, he added. He said that false propagandas which affects the unity and integrity of the state should be avoided. He urged the people of hill districts not to have any apprehension regarding Article 371C. The chief minister exhorted the people of Manipur to stand together for a united Manipur and protect the integrity of the state.
(With inputs from DIPR)