Manipur’s Water Resource minister takes stock of various projects
Imphal, Aug. 29 (EMN): Manipur’s Water Resource and Sports minister, Letpao Haokip inspected various public infrastructures in and around Moreh, the border commercial town of the state to undertake various developmental works. The officials of the water resource department also accompanied the minister during the inspection.
Inspecting the wooden bridge over the historic Khujairok River on Saturday, minister Letpao assured that he would relay the matter to the CM at the earliest and discuss under which funds the project of the construction can be included.
Stating that the construction will start very soon, he added that the banks of the Khujaorok River adjacent to this bridge are critical and on the verge of breaking down anytime. He therefore, ensured the construction of protection/retaining walls at the earliest and said that the fund for the project would come under North East Special Infrastructure Development Scheme.
On the other hand, Letpao who hails from Chandel district bordering Myanmar also visited Sahei and S Moljol villages in the outskirts of Moreh, wherein he had two separate meetings with the village authorities.
In a meeting at Moljol, discussion about the proposed site for the construction of university campus under Unesco at the village and the process and requirements for acquiring the land area for the purpose was done. It may be mentioned that the MIU is an Autonomous State Statutory International University established and recognised by the state government of Manipur under the Manipur International University Act 2018 and listed by the University Grants Commission (UGC). It is also declared as an ‘International University of Excellence’ and ‘Institution of State Importance’.