Rijiju in Manipur to review progress of National Sports University
Imphal, Sep. 2 (EMN): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju arrived here on Monday to review the current status of National Sports University (NSU) in Manipur.
On their arrival at Chandel, one of the 112 Aspirational districts of the country, Rijiju and Chief Minister N Biren planted tree saplings.
The Union minister also inaugurated a One Stop Centre at Integrated Children Development Services Cell at Deputy Commissioner’s office premises.
Speaking to the reporters after attending the review meeting at Chandel, Rijiju said that Chandel was selected as aspirational district of Manipur because the district lacking is some parameters in development of in the past.
Stating that in the last few months, Chandel has progressed in all sectors, however, he expressed the need to take concrete steps for development of the district.
“Our target in the next one year is further improvement, he added.
Pointing out that communication, health and education sectors are vital, he said that more emphasis should be given to develop in these areas.
On the present status of the NSU, the Union minister informed that the delay in infrastructures construction is because of the land and agency problems.
Stating that he came here to verify the loopholes, he said that there will be no further delay in developmental works.
Rijiju also disclosed that the authorities are going sign Memorandum of Understanding with top university of the world so that the best techniques and other required parameters can be implemented.
He further added that the NSU is not just a regional university but a national university which must be of International standard.