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Two Apps to aid in Inner Line Permits monitoring

Last Updated on September 24, 2023 by SPN Editor

Chief Minister N Biren informed the House that a total number of 3,38,742 Inner Line Permits have been issued during the period of January 2020 to June 2022. Replying to a question raised by Congress MLA Surjakumar Okram during the sixth sitting of the second session of the ongoing 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly on Saturday, Biren disclosed that 37,153 permits have been renewed.

He also stated that the Monitoring Committee has been keeping vigil for secured regulation of Inner Line Permits (ILP). Two Apps will also be launched to monitor and track the transit of the outsiders, he added.

Replying to a question raised by MLA K. Ranjit with regard to the three hovercrafts procured in the year 2010, Biren explained that the three hovercrafts are in the custody of the Superintendent of Police, Bishnupur. He stated that the government will take up necessary steps to utilize these hovercrafts in tourism and other revenue generating purposes.

Answering the question of MLA L.M. Khaute, Works Minister Govindas Konthoujam stated that the Works Department has notified eligible contractors for the construction of Jiri-Tipaimukh road earlier but due to unavailability of eligible bidders, the tender process could not be completed and remained cancelled.

He stated that the department will soon try to notify a new tender for starting the construction of the Jiri-Tipaimukh road. Regarding the expansion of Tiddim Road particularly in Churachandpur/Lamka town, the Minister informed that 78 percent of the work progress has been completed.

Replying to a question put up by L.M. Khaute, RD & PR Minister Y. Khemchand Singh stated that there are six ongoing projects under PMGSY in Churachandpur district including, three roads and another three bridges.

The above mentioned ongoing works are targeted for completion within September, 2022. A three-tier quality control mechanism is envisaged under PMGSY i.e., 1st Tier Programme Implementation Unit (PIU), 2nd Tier State Quality Monitors (SQM) and 3rd Tier National State Quality Monitors (NSQM), he elaborated.