Governor pays maiden visit at Tengnoupal
MOREH | Aug 31 : Governor of Manipur, Dr. Najima Heptulla has visited Tengnoupal district headquarters to inspect about its requirements and discuss about developmental works to be taken up.
On her maiden visit, a reception programme organised by District Administration, Tengnoupal was held at Tengnoupal Community Hall.
At the occasion of meeting the people of Tengnoupal, she stated that she will forward the needs and requirements to both the central and state government so that developmental works may be taken up, in order to make Tengnoupal a sufficient and complete district. Stating that she had received almost eight memorandums, she assured to study the memorandums to solve he issues.
She said that among the 34 different tribes, sub-tribes and others in Manipur, she is now able to differentiate the three major tribes.
She assured that works will be initiated to make Tengnouapal district a tourist spot. Therefore, the people should extend their cooperation, she appealed.
Also, she stressed the need to make the place peaceful and progressive. Since the national highway is going to be made into an Asian Highway, therefore there will be a need to establish guest houses and toilet complex, she said. The needs and requirements of the district will also be provided, she added.
She suggested about ‘Flying doctor’, which is the unique way to reach out to people in remote areas by air service that has been already implemented in Australia. The service will begin soon after the logistics, maintenance and operating procedures are finalised for which the North Eastern Council had already released Rs 25 crore, she added.
She also suggested the Home Ministry for Highway Patrol service along the national highway for assistance to vehicle breakdowns and accidents.
As a part of the programme, Tengnoupal District Chief Association and KSO Tengnoupal submitted a memorandum listing the requirements for the district. A cultural programme was presented by Mate Cultural Troupe and Tengnoupal Youth Club.
The occasion was attended by DC Tengnoupal district, A Tombikanta, SP, Dr. S Ibomcha and other officials.
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