Chief Minister N Biren expressed his delight and happiness on seeing the beauty and uniqueness of Yangkhullen village in Senapati district of Manipur. He assured to apprise and urge the central Government immediately to declare Yangkhullen (Ze-Mnui) Village as a Heritage Village.
CM N Biren has tweeted about his journey appreciating the mesmerizing place.
Further calling upon the people to preserve their heritage, he also assured all possible assistance from the government and to send experts from the Archaeology Department for preservation works. N Biren also stressed the need to develop Dzuko Valley to attract visitors. He further expressed his gratitude to the villagers for their hospitality, love, and care.
The government had allocated Rs. 3 crores for the preservation of the Heritage Site at Yangkhullen, he stressed adding that he couldn’t see proper execution of the same. Further instructing the Deputy Commissioner to prepare a detailed report of the same, he warned that anyone found misusing funds, wouldn’t be spared.
CM N Biren was also felicitated on Monday at Yangkhullen Village in Senapati District. The felicitation programme was organised by the Zeme Literature Society, Manipur under the aegis of the Zeme Naga Council Manipur.
Addressing the function as the Chief Guest, N Biren expressed his appreciation for the people of Yangkhullen and Bendramei Villages for preserving the forest in their area and assured construction of a football ground under the Green Manipur Mission as a reward.
Further explaining government schemes and urging the public to come out and avail of the benefits provided, CM said that the State Government had launched the Chief Ministergi Hakshelgi Tengbang (CMHT) on 1st May, 2018 providing health assurance to poor people of the State.
He further expressed his satisfaction as 30 people from the village would be able to avail of the benefits of the scheme as they were delivered CMHT cards during today’s programme. The Go to Hills Mission was launched to bridge the developmental gap between the hill and valley, he said.
N Biren further explained the appointment of IAS and MCS officers as Prabharis for the Sub-Divisions of the State and introduced Shri L. Nandakumar Singh, who was appointed as the Prabhari for Willong Sub-Division. CM said that the Prabharis were appointed to monitor, streamline development works and ensure benefits of government schemes reach the intended beneficiaries in the Sub-Divisions. He further requested to the people to welcome government officials and to show a friendly and hospitable nature.
CM further stressed the need for all communities to live and grow together giving respect to one another. Meanwhile, he also looked into the memorandum submitted and assured all possible actions. He further assured of setting up a mobile network tower in the area.
The memorandum includes the establishment of a police station in the area, police outpost, construction of roads, water supply project, and upgradation of Yangkhullen Primary Health Centre to Community Health Centre among others.
Meanwhile, Zeme Let Textbooks for Classes 9 and 10 were released as part of the programme. As part of the programme, GIS sheets were distributed to 46 beneficiaries at 5 bundles per beneficiaries, CMHT cards to 30 beneficiaries and gas cards to Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) beneficiaries.
The function was also attended by Minister Water Resources, Relief and Disaster Management, Manipur Awangbow Newmai, Minister Education, Law & Legislative Affairs, Manipur Thounaojam Basanta, MLA 48-Mao AC, Losii Dikho, MLA 47 Karong AC J Kumo Sha, government officials, village chiefs, among others.Cultural performances also highlighted the programme.