Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Friday laid the foundation for various projects apart from inaugurating separate 100-bed boys’ and girls’ hostels at Lilong Haoreibi College in Thoubal District.
Chief Minister Biren also opened skill development training for ITI, Lilong and laid the foundation for Atoukhong Mini Dam, Lilong, 100-bed hostel at Residential School, Lilong and upgradation of Residential School, Lilong.
Speaking on the occasion, he declared that inauguration and foundation laying of different projects at Lilong was the beginning of various other developmental works to be executed in other Meitei Pangal dominated areas of the State.
On the complaints coming from some sections of Muslim population regarding alleged deduction of quota in the declaration of results for Manipur Police Constable (Male 2013 batch), he said that Muslim candidates were never discriminated in the said result. He clarified that the total vacant seat of the said recruitment examination should be counted as 1526 and as such, 4 per cent of 1526 is 61 seats for Meitei Pangal.
Announcing that the State Government would take up various developmental works and welfare schemes worth Rs 112 crore in Lilong constituency alone, he added that 2203 houses would be constructed under PMAY apart from issuing health cards under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (Ayushman Bharat) to 465 families. He also said that Primary Health Centre, Lilong would be upgraded to the status of Sub-Divisional Health Centre soon.
A Sadbhavna Mandap would also be constructed in Lilong for the convenience of people as soon as possible, he announced. A primary health centre was also inaugurated at Lilong on Friday.