Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh attended to 500 complaints and met nearly 1,500 people at the joint ‘Meeyamgi Numit’ (People’s Day) and Hill Leaders’ Day at Chief Minister’s Secretariat in Imphal on Saturday.
‘Meeyamgi Numit’ and Hill Leaders’ Day have been organised by the state government since May 2017 on the 15th and 10th of every month to hear the grievances of the public.
But the two days were jointly organized on Saturday.
First preference was given to the differently-abled persons, widows, and old-aged people to hear and resolve their grievances and issues.
Hundreds of people turned up with their grievances to the chief minister on ‘Meeyamgi Numit’ and Hill Leaders’ Day for the month of February on Saturday.
“Chief minister N Biren Singh personally attended to around 500 complaints and met nearly 1500 people from 7 am to 1 pm,” said official sources.
Health department officials were deputed at CM’s Secretariat for the day to attend to the people, who seek medical assistance, issuing of CHMT, a state health card, reimbursement and health care in government medical hospitals.
Officials of Manipur State Co-operative Bank Ltd, Education (S), Minority and Other Backward Classes, Social Welfare, Police Dept and State Bank of India were also deputed at the CM’s Secretariat to help attend to the grievances of the public.
A huge number of people gathered at the gate of CM’s bungalow since early morning to obtain a gate pass.
The Chief Minister’s Secretariat made elaborate arrangements for the convenience of the general public.
Light refreshments including water, tea and snacks were provided to the visitors.
A medical team along with an ambulance and a team of Manipur Fire Service were kept on stand-by at the complex for any emergency.
In another development, the officials of Confederation of Indian Industry led by chairman CII North East Council and managing director of Numaligarh Refinery Ltd SK Barua called on Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat on Saturday.