The newly formed Sadar Hills Inland Transporters and Drivers' Union (SHITDU) is all set to be functional in Kangpokpi district after the inaugural and dedication of the union office on Thursday at Kangpokpi District Headquarters.
Registered under All India Trade Union Congress, New Delhi with registration No.1038 of 2022, SHITDU is affiliated with the All Manipur Road Transport Drivers and Motor Worker's Union (AMRTD&MWU).
L Samu, advisor of AMRTD&MWU, Inspector, Henminthang Kipgen, Officer-in-Charge, Kangpokpi Police Station, and Semson Kipgen, President, SHITDU graced the occasion as dignitaries while Rev. MS Singh attended as the dedicating minister.
Representatives of various civil society organizations, a team of Inpi Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Moreh led by its General Secretary Kaikholal Haokip, and AMRTD&MWU Office Secretary, S. Shane and other officials also attended the function.
Speaking on the occasion, AMRTD&MWU Advisor, L Samu lauded the members of SHITDU for their tireless efforts in establishing such an important union for the welfare of the transporters and drivers of the state while congratulating on behalf of the AMRTD&MWU for the successful inauguration and dedication of SHITDU office.
While motivating the newly formed SHITDU, L. Samu urged the union to be a refuge and shelter for the transporters and drivers of the state who are toiling hard day and night along the highways, within their jurisdiction.
The AMRTD&MWU advisor also advised SHITDU leaders on various matters related to the welfare of the union in particular and the transporters and drivers of the state as a whole.
L Samu also handed over the affiliation certificate of SHITDU to its General Secretary, Thangminlen Kipgen on the occasion.
Rev MS Singh while encouraging the leaders of SHITDU to play an important role towards the selfless service to the people invoked blessing prayer and dedicated the office of the union.
The inaugural and dedicating ceremony smartly moderated by Lalboi Lhouvum culminated with a vote of thanks from the union general secretary.