Will not tolerate any act of suppression between communities — Manipur CM
Imphal, Oct. 22 (EMN): Manipur Chief Minister N Biren while attending the second ‘Go to Hills 2.0’ on Friday said that the state government would not tolerate any act of suppression by one community over another, which would hinder the overall development of the state.
Stating that the government had always aimed for equal development of all communities, he maintained that certain welfare programmes including Go to Hills, Go to Village, Ayushman Bharat, CMHT and Health for All among others has been initiated for people to avail the benefits easily. He assured that a white paper on various development works taken up in the hill districts would be brought out soon. He continued that inclusive development would be possible only when different communities residing in the state have respect for one another and grow together.
He maintained that the government had brought improvement in various sectors including setting up of oxygen generation plants in all districts, distribution of three ambulances each in all the six Autonomous District Councils and infrastructure development of schools under School Fagathansi Mission.
Regarding the construction of Hill Tribal Chiefs’ Guest House at Palace Compound, Imphal, Singh said that the government had procured the required land amounting to INR 10 crore. The seven-storey building is under construction and will be completed within 5-6 months, he said.
In his speech, Rajya Sabha MP Sanajaoba Leishemba stated that every person of the state should welcome and support the Go to Hills Mission as the mission aims to bridge the gap between hill and valley regions and bring inclusive development in the state.
During the programme, Biren inaugurated the Primary Health Sub Centre (PHSC) Langka, Kangpokpi District. He also distributed assistances under various welfare schemes to beneficiaries consisting of CMHT cards, PMJAY Ayushman Bharat cards etc.
It may be mentioned that ‘Go to Hills 2.0’ is an outreach programme to ensure that people in remote places avail benefits of various welfare schemes at their door-steps.