"Release MGNREGA fund and others"

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Oct 12 : President of Manipur State Panchayat Parishad, Md Abdul Latif has urged the State Government to immediately release MGNREGA fund and funds under 15th Finance Commission sanctioned by the Central Government.
Speaking to media persons during a press meet convened at Panchayat Bhavan, Imphal East DC Complex, Md Abdul Latif said that the State Government has been withholding liabilities for MGNREGA 2020-21 and first instalment for MGNREGA 2021-22 worth Rs 333 crore released by the Centre.
Moreover, the second instalment of tied fund under 15th Finance Commission for the year 2020-21 and first instalment of tied and untied fund for the year 2021-22 sanctioned by the Centre to the State have not been reached out to Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRI), said Abdul Latif while appealing the State Government to release the said funds at the earliest.
A meeting for members of PRI will be convened on October 20 regarding the non release of the said funds at the same venue, he continued and appealed to all Adhyakshas, Zilla Parishad members, Pradhans and Ward members to attend the meeting without fail.