Manipur Social Welfare Minister Heikhom Dingo on Friday stated that people will start understanding the initiatives that the state government took during the crisis to bring back normalcy including who was right and who was wrong.
Minister Dingo made the statement during the campaign programme on “Rebuilding economy through agricultural activities, Phase-I” held at the community hall of Khurkhul Mayai Leikai, Imphal West district.
The programme was organised by the Department of Agriculture, Horticulture and Soil Conservation.
He said the government has been taking various forms of initiatives to control the crisis since its eruption. There were also some misunderstandings which were cleared later, he said, adding that many people of Manipur, especially those living in fringe areas, have been suffering, prioritising in guarding their respective villages since May.
For the last six months, many works including agricultural works have been subsided due to the crisis. However, to overcome and make up for those months the government, under the leadership of CM Biren Singh, started the campaign, the minister said.
He said, during the campaign experts from various departments will raise awareness to bring more production in agriculture, fish farming and others. The people will also be given the benefits of various government schemes and others, he said.
Dingo further said, similar various programmes will be organised in various places, including relief camps and most affected places, due to the crisis.
Expert team from Department of Agriculture and allied, CADA, Minor irrigation, water resources, CAU, ICAR, stakeholders, AMPFA, IFM and Lousal under the aegis of Committee on Agriculture and Horticulture for Rebuilding economy of the state also participated and delivered speech on various topics to aware the public and to earn more income.
Chief Engineer, MI department, H Brojendra; executive engineer, water resource department, Tolerence Sahu; scientist, ICAR, Kh Rishikanta; director veterinary and animal husbandry, Ng Ibotombi and others also participated as experts.