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CM VISITS OLD AGE AND CHILDREN HOMES ON GOVT’S ANNIVERSARY

Published on Fri, 16 Mar, 2018 Both
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Imphal, March 15, 2018 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh said that the new Government has been working with a commitment to execute all the developmental activities and implement different schemes with a ‘humane touch’ as a mission since the past one year. He also urged the people of the State to keep on showering blessings to the present Government in the coming years as well.

The Chief Minister was speaking to media persons during his visit to different Old Age and Children Homes on the occasion of one year completion of the BJP-led State Government today.

He was accompanied by CAF & PD Minister Shri Karam Shyam, Social Welfare Minister Smt. Nemcha Kipgen, Deputy Speaker Shri K. Robindro, several MLAs and high ranking officials of the State Social Welfare Department.

The team visited Old Age Home, Mongshangei, B.B. Paul Mental Development Home (Special School), Mongshangei, Destitute Children Home, Tera Keithel, Carmel Jyoti Children Home, Luwangshangbam and Children Home, Deulahland and presented gifts to inmates apart from interacting with them.    

The Chief Minister said that it was on this day last year that the present Government was sworn-in with the blessings of the people. Expressing gratitude to the people for extending co-operation to the State Government in bringing about a change in the past one year, Shri N. Biren also urged them to keep on showering blessings in the coming days as well.

Responding to a query, Shri N. Biren said that the Centre had approved operation of a helicopter service in the State under Union Home Ministry’s 75 per cent subsidy scheme. A formal letter was received by the State Government in this regard yesterday, he added.

Interacting with the inmates of Old Age Home, Mongshangei, the Chief Minister said that the State Government has been giving priority to serve the poor and needy, less-privileged people, destitute children, differently-abled persons, widows and senior citizens.

The Chief Minister also announced that Health Cards under Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang would be provided to all the inmates of the Home apart from conducting regular health check-up camps every month.

Shri N. Biren also said that the State Government would also explore means to provide assistance to the Home on regular basis. He also assured to provide a domestic water pipeline to the Home in consultation with the officials of Public Health Engineering Department (PHED).