Chief Minister N Biren expressed that Churachandpur is the luckiest district in the State. The district got a medical college with 100 seats of MBBS, recognising the potential of the people of the district. Informing that Churachandpur district is also included among the seven districts where the government is constructing amusement parks, he told the people of the district to plan well and keep some lands reserved for taking up development works.
N Biren tweeted and announced the development projects of Churachandpur districts, “
Delighted to lay the Foundation Stone of the Upgradation/Improvement work of the Henglep Thingkhew Tipaimukh Road today. Taken up at the cost of Rs 115.39 Crores, this road project will provide better connectivity of Henglep Sub-Division with the District Headquarter. Not only will this project improve the socio-economic condition in the area but also ensure better administration and law and order.”
On Wednesday, CM N Biren visited S Kholian (Thingkeu village) under Henglep Sub-division in Churachandpur district and laid foundation stones for Rs 4.8-crore Amusement Cum Children Park at Songpi village and improvement/upgradation of Henglep Thingkeu Tipaimukh Road (31.782 Km) with a work order amount of Rs 75.94 crore
Biren also inaugurated Henglep High School (6 Classrooms) at Henglep with a project cost of Rs 57.28 lakh and the construction of Transit Quarter (for Medical and Education Staff) with a project cost of Rs. 73.67 lakh both under the Backward Block Development Fund, North Eastern Council.
Addressing the gathering, Biren said that the Go to Hills mission was launched to bridge the developmental gaps between hill and valley regions after he became the chief minister in the year 2017. Since then, the Go to Hills programme and even cabinet meetings had been held at different district headquarters to review the progress of developmental works taken up in the areas.
Expressing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s way of governance based on humanity and working for the welfare of the people, Biren stressed the need to keep aside all the differences and enmity and work together for inclusive development.
He appealed to the public to refrain from bandh and strike to express their grievances and come up for talks to solve issues. He also appealed to render support to the government’s initiatives for the development of the district.
Regarding the road development work at Tipaimukh Road (NH-150), Biren requested the NHIDCL Officials to make a proposal for widening the road into a double lane as the locals had agreed not to take land compensation.
Biren also informed that an Eklavya Model Residential School (EMRS) would be constructed at Henglep Headquarters, citing its backwardness. Regarding the upgradation of the health center and construction of a community hall at P Sejol village, he said that he would look into the matter.
He further appealed to the public not to carry out deforestation for poppy plantations. As it not only affects the environment but makes youths addicted to drugs. He instructed the Superintendent of Police to take up immediate action against those carrying out poppy plantations in the district.
Works Minister Govindas Konthoujam, Tribal Affairs and Hills Minister Letpao Haokip, Chairman, Hill Areas Committee Dinganglung Gangmei, and MLA of Henglep AC Letzamang Haokip accompanied the Biren during the visit.
Administrative Secretaries, Deputy Commissioner and Superintendent of Police, Churachandpur, Government Officials, and village authorities also attended the programme.