In a humanitarian effort, Minister H Dingo, in collaboration with the Imphal West Administration, provided a crucial one-time financial assistance to displaced victims taking shelter in various relief camps across Sekmai AC on Monday.
The initiative marks a significant step towards alleviating the plight of those affected by recent disruptions.
Distribution of the assistance to inmates of Khurkhul Leirijao Upper Primary School on Monday by the minister marked the launching of the programme.
Speaking on the occasion, Dingo revealed that among the approximately 5,300 displaced individuals in Imphal West, a staggering 2,600 belong to Sekmai AC.
This number accounts for 50 per cent of the total relief camp occupants in the entire Imphal West district, he added, highlighting the gravity of the situation.
He informed that the government’s relentless efforts to ensure the well-being of relief camp residents are evident, with a focus on preventing shortages of essential items.
Conveying the state government’s unwavering determination, under the leadership of the chief minister, to bring about lasting tranquillity to the region, Dingo appealed to the public for support in restoring peace to Manipur.
The distribution assistance program witnessed the participation of various officials, including SDO Lamsang Madan Gopal Laishram, SDC Sekmai, SDC Lamsang, and SDC Salam, alongside dedicated DC staff.