Last Updated on April 14, 2023 by SPN Editor
Manipur CM N Biren spoke about the “One family, one livelihood” initiative that was approved to be implemented by the Cabinet, and the Government’s earlier announcement to give livelihood to each and every household.
He further informed that anyone from a family with no source of livelihood can apply for a loan of Rs 10 lakh with a 30 percent grant.
An amount of Rs.100 crore has been allocated in the budget for the One family, one livelihood scheme, he added, asking the public to take advantage of this.
This was announced during the one-year anniversary celebration of the BJP government in Manipur yesterday.
On the occasion, N Biren also inaugurated 95 projects worth Rs 22,450 lakh, and the foundation stones were laid for 17 projects worth Rs 7605 lakh.
Cabinet Ministers, Members of Parliament, Members of the Legislative Assembly, senior civil and police officers, Church leaders, and the general public of the Senapati district also attended the function.
In his speech, the Chief Minister expressed his gratitude for the warm welcome he received and appreciated the Planning Department and the district administration for organizing the anniversary celebration in a grand way.
He spoke about the various development works taken up during the last year by his Government, and how the State has witnessed many changes and development. He also appreciated Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s concern for the development of the North East States, especially Manipur. He informed that Central leaders are very happy to see the people of Manipur living together happily and peacefully.
The Chief Minister informed that a Critical Care Block with 10 ICU beds will be constructed at Senapati district hospital at an estimated cost of Rs 28 crore, and Specialist doctors will also be stationed at the block to check seriously ill patients.
Forest, Environment, and Climate Change Minister Th Biswajit Singh, while delivering his speech, stated that everyone’s efforts and support are needed for the successful implementation of Government programs and the development of the State.
He further maintained that the present Government has been working to bring balanced development, mentioning the Government’s Meeyamgi Numit and Hill Leaders’ Day initiatives.
Works Minister Govindas Konthoujam stated that Manipur had witnessed lots of changes and development in the last one year, adding that projects inaugurated were the proof.
He claimed that the State Government aims to bring balanced development across the State, informing that the percentage of budget allocation for the development of hill areas has increased a lot in recent years.
During the program, the Chief Minister handed over the appointment order to Pangambam Romita Devi, wife of deceased VDF personnel N Premananda, as a cook in the Police Department.
Premananda went missing while attending duty to destroy illegal poppy plantations and was later found dead in an area under Chakpikarong police station in Chandel district.