Modi not to launch incomplete projects, Biren announces
IMPHAL | Mar 12 : Reacting to allegations levelled by the Opposition Congress, chief minister N. Biren Singh has clarified that no unfinished projects are in the list due to be inaugurated by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.
The Congress on Sunday mocked the Biren-led BJP government for taking the credits for projects almost completed by the Congress before alleging that some projects, which are parts of proposed projects to be inaugurated by the Prime Minister marking first anniversary of the present government, are incomplete.
The chief minister gave the clarification during a press conference this afternoon at the conference hall of his secretariat in connection with the award won for the “Manipur chief minister-gi hakshelgi tengbang (CMHT).”
The chief minister further said, “The present government under the leadership of Prime Minister is very serious when it comes to welfare of the people. The PM is a man of principle unlike the leader of the previous government. Our government will not give its people an incomplete project.”
He further confirmed that the Prime Minister will arrive in Imphal on March 16 and will inaugurate the 105th Indian Science Congress followed by part inauguration of National Sports University among others. The home minister, Rajnath Singh will inaugurate Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Moreh, a power substation and take part in the anniversary celebration of the party on March 15, he added.
Biren lauded the joint efforts of all the government machineries for making the CMHT a successful venture so far.
In line with the CMHT, the government would launch similar projects to avail free medicine to the mass at the earliest, he said.
The CMHT, which was initiated with a Cabinet decision on October 11 last year, has enrolled 75,000 beneficiaries within nearly 3 months and setting a target to enroll 2 to 2.5 lakhs families.
Altogether 64 beneficiaries has claimed the benefits (37 was admitted to hospital and 27 discharged).
The project although is just about three months all it was only implemented after meticulous planning seven months back, the chief minister maintained.
The CMHT was awarded as the best implemented public health programe by the Indian Express Group in its health summit held at Pune, March 9 last.
The group selected the CMHT for the award after carefully based on five criteria which includes scalability, technology, replicable, transaction and quality, by expert panel.
Biren also informed that a total of 130 crores have been released by the government of India for flood relief against the 435 crores demanded by the state.
Nevertheless, he termed the ammount the biggest relief money ever provided by the Centre to the state, adding that it would soon be released to the victims through the concerned deputy commissioners of the district.
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