Updated 4 Jul 2022, 5:49 pm
TA and Hills Minister Letpao Haokip on Monday inaugurated an Anganwadi Centre Model Building at T Yangnom village, Tengnoupal district while reverend Thongngam Baite dedicated the newly constructed building.
Former member of ADC Chandel Lhukhosei Zou, incumbent in charge of the Moreh Town Committee Cecilia Chinneivah Haokip, former member ADC Chandel JN Baite and leaders of Kuki Chief Association and CSOs also joined the event.
Minister Letpao Haokip acknowledged the sincerity and good work of T Yangnom village chief and provided a cash reward of Rs 30,000 to Ls Seikhojang Baite for constructing the best Anganwadi Centre Building.
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Speaking at the programme, he said that Anganwadi which means 'Courtyard shelter' is a rural child care centre, started by the Indian government in 1975 as part of the Integrated Child Development Services programme to combat child hunger and malnutrition.
Anganwadi centre is the first place to lay the foundation for proper psychological, physical and social development of a child, Letpao said.
He further warned that action will be taken without warning to anyone who is found pilfering and black marketing the FCS/PDS rice meant for poor and needy people.
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He said that a red colour GI Sheet with TA and Hill Hallmark will be introduced shortly. Hallmark and serial number will be printed on the GI sheets. Distribution and allotment of GI Sheet under TA and Hill to MLAs will be recorded with the respective serial numbers, he said. Action will be taken on the constituency concerned if GI Sheets are found being sold at shops or black market and there will be no further allotment of GI sheets to the MLA under TA and Hill concerned, he added.
First published:4 Jul 2022, 5:49 pm
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MOREH district, Manipur