Rural Development & Panchayati Raj (RD&PR) Minister Yumnam Khemchand Singh on Wednesday chaired a meeting to take stock of the implementation of Mission Amrit Sarovar and National Mobile Monitoring Software (NMMS) App for taking real time attendance of MGNREGA workers at worksites with district officials of RD&PR and DRDA.
The Minister was accompanied by Commissioner, RD & PR, Devesh Daval, Joint Secretary RD&PR, Ng. Roben Singh and officials concerned. The meeting was held at the Conference Hall of DC Office, Bishnupur. Zilla Parishad Members, RK Dayanand CEO, ZP Bishnupur/District Programme Coordinator MGNREGA, H. Bobby Sharma, ADC/Project Director, DRDA, concerned BDOs, officials and staff of RD&PR and DRDA attended the meeting from the district administration.
During the meeting, the officials highlighted problems and challenges before the Minister and also informed him that under the Mission Amrit Sarovar, the district has been assigned for the development of 15 water bodies, five each for the three blocks. The three blocks are Nambol, Bishnupur and Moirang. The district officials also stressed that the district has already begun using the NMMS App.
In the meeting, Khemchand emphasized the importance of proper implementation and timely completion of the schemes, saying that the officials and staff of the department should work together to meet the targets set for the Mission Amrit Sarovar. He said that the success of the scheme lies in the joint efforts of all concerns. He also stressed the need for implementing the real time attendance record of MGNREGA workers through NMMS App.
Later the Ministerial team inspected the construction works taken up under MGNREGA. The Ministerial team visited Toubul GP to inspect a playground executed under MGNREGA at Toubul Mamang Leikai, pucca drain construction at Ngaikhong Khullen Bazaar and Keinou GP Community Hall and Market Shed constructed as convergence work.
Mention may be made that Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Mission Amrit Sarovar on April 24, 2022 with a view to conserve water for the future. The mission aims at developing and rejuvenating water bodies in each district of the country as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebration.