Hovercraft to be utilised to boost Manipur Tourism
Necessary steps will be taken to utilise hovercraft in the state tourism sector and other revenue generating purposes, the chief minister said.
Updated 1 Aug 2022, 4:38 am
Leader of the House, Chief Minister N Biren Singh, on Saturday said that three hovercraft procured in 2010 are in the custody of the superintendent of police, Bishnupur and necessary steps will be taken to utilise them in the state tourism sector and other revenue generating purposes.
The chief minister was replying to a question raised by MLA K Ranjit Singh during the second session of the 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly on Saturday.
Responding to the question of MLA Md Ashab Uddin, state Works Minister Govindas Konthoujam informed the House that the works department has issued a notice for eligible contractors for the construction of Jiri-Tipaimukh road earlier.
But due to the unavailability of eligible bidders, the tender process could not be completed and remained cancelled, he said.
The department will soon try to notify a new tender for starting the construction of the Jiri-Tipaimukh road, he added.
Replying to a question raised by LM Khaute, RD and PR Minister Y Khemchand Singh said that there are six ongoing projects under PMGSY in Churachandpur district including three roads and another three bridges. The above mentioned ongoing works are targeted for completion within September, 2022, he said.
A three-tier quality control mechanism is envisaged under PMGSY i.e., 1st Tier Programme Implementation Unit (PIU), 2nd Tier State Quality Monitors (SQM) and 3rd Tier National State Quality Monitors (NSQM), he added.
Agriculture Minister Th Biswajit Singh, replying to a query raised by MLA Surjakumar Okram, said that the total allocation of urea for kharif 2022 is 22,000 MT. The total quantity of urea transported to the state as on July 28, 2022 is 11,634.84 MT and the remaining allocated urea will be brought soon. (DIPR)
First published:30 Jul 2022, 4:24 pm
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