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Meeyamgi Numit in Bishnupur witnesses highest turnout since inception

Grievances of as many as 239 applicants were attended on Meeyamgi Numit in Bishnupur on Friday.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 21 Jan 2023, 1:09 am

(PHOTO: IFP)
(PHOTO: IFP)

Deputy Commissioner Lourembam Bikram, accompanied by SDOs and DLOs attended to the grievances of as many as 239 applicants on Meeyamgi Numit in Bishnupur on Friday. The monthly event held at Panchayat Resource Centre, mini secretariat witnessed the highest ever public turnout since its inception in 2022.

On the occasion, DC Lourembam Bikram distributed wheelchairs and other assorted devices to three Senior Citizens under the Rashtriya Vayo Yojana scheme. Widow Pension, Old Age Pension, CMHT cards were the major grievances raised by the public. Few applications were also received for Ration Cards, Housing and scholarship for COVID orphans.

District Social Welfare, Chief Medical Officer, District Supply Officer (CAF & PD), District Industries Centre, Horticulture & Soil Conservation, Handloom & Textiles, Weights & Measures and Kisan Credit Card stalls were set up to facilitate differ-ent concerns of the public.

In Thoubal district, the "Meeyamgi Numit" (People's Day) was successfully organised by the District Administration at the counting hall of Deputy Commissioner's Office Complex for the month of January. As done in the proceeding months, A Subhash Singh, Deputy Commissioner, Thoubal along with district level officers' heard various grievances and demands of the public.

Speaking to the media, the Deputy Commissioner said "Meeyamgi Numit" is a platform to meet and address the grievances of the people. The programme has brought hope amongst the people in the district that the government is continuously working for the welfare of the people. He expressed happiness that a large number of people continue to turn up every month to take benefit of various government schemes.

He said the district administration is committed to solve various problems and grievances of the public at the earliest in collaboration with the concerned departments. He said most of the grievances are related to old age pension schemes, CMHT cards and other schemes.

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Four CMHT cards and one disabled certificate were distributed to the beneficiaries by the Deputy Commissioner.

Thirty-four number of grievances relating to CMHT were registered. Out of these, nine were approved for the issuing card by the Deputy Commissioner. Twenty-five cases of old age pension and eighteen cases of Widow pension were also registered. A total of one hundred ninety one (191) written applications from two hundred thirty eight (238) applicants were received on Friday, including the CMHT and pension schemes for Widow & old age and grievances related to other departments like PHED, Police,MSPDCL among others.

Twenty-one stalls of different departments were opened to meet the demand of the public including Police, CMO, ICDS, ZEO, MSPDCL, Veterinary,Agriculture and Fishery.

In Friday's "Meeyamgi Numit", SP Thoubal Jogeshchandra Haobijam, ADM B Lokeshor Sharma, CMO Dr Y Nokul, all sub-divisional officers, and other district level officers of different departments attended the programme to address the grievances of the general public.

In Chandel district, the Hill Leaders and Meeyamgi Numit for the month of January, 2023 was held at multipurpose hall, mini Secretariat, DC complex.

It may be mentioned that under the able leadership of Chief Minister N Biren Singh, “Hill Leaders’ Day and the Meeyamgi Numit” was started in year 2017 at the Chief Minister’s secretariat with the objectives of bridging the hill-valley divide and to provide inclusive development, and also to address the problems face by the people and extent maximum support to the needy people of the state. With the approval of the cabinet, in the districts to bring the government services at the doorsteps of the general public.

On Friday, deputy commissioner Mayanglambam Rajkumar gave away various items and cash awards to beneficiaries under various schemes under different departments. As part of the programme books and uniforms were distributed to students of various schools. Other items like water filters, yoga mats, plant medicines, poly house nets etc. were also distributed to the beneficiaries of various departments.

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As usual, different departments like health, social welfare, agriculture, ICDS, and all the other departments of the district rendered services to many individuals of the district. Free medical checkups and COVID vaccination were also conducted by the health department at the venue.

ADC Chandel Md Firoj Khan and SDOs of all the three subdivisions also interacted with the visitors and discussed their issues one by one. Applications of various issues related to developmental works and others were received for further necessary actions.

In Senapati district, the district administration organised the District Hill Leaders Day and Meeyamgi Numit at Multipurpose Hall, Mini Secretariat, Senapati.

Issues relating to Old Age Pension, water supply, electricity, village development, rebuilding of footpath, land encroachment etc. were addressed to Senapati DC Mahesh Chaudhari and then directed to the concerned department to redress the grievances one by one.

While delivering services to the public, the Agriculture department issued four Knapsack Sprayer and three micronutrients; 54 ration cards from CAF & PD; 10 yarn cards from District Handloom and Textile office and 14 persons were screened for non-communicable disease by the medical department.

It may be mentioned that the District Administration Senapati has been observing the District Hill Leaders Day and Meeyamgi Numit since July 2022 on every third Friday of the month and if the third Friday happens to be general holiday or public holiday, it will be on third Thursday.

For smooth functioning and better coordination, a special dedicated Meeyamgi Numit Cell is given with Whatsapp No. 9863554329 and email ID: senapatimeeyamginumit@gmail.com whereby anyone can send his/ her grievances on the given Whatsapp no. and email ID prior to every 3rd Friday of the month. On this day, SP, Divi-sional Forest Officer, Chief Medical Officer, CEO ADC, SDO’s and DLO’s will be present to settle/ dispose the grievances on the spot. Various public services of beneficiary- oriented schemes will also be delivered by the concerned departments.

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