State will witness development in coming months: La Ganesan

IMPHAL, Jun 29 (DIPR) : Governor La Ganesan has assured people that all round development will be seen in the coming months in the State.
The Governor made this statement while speaking at an interaction session of MLAs, representatives of Urban Local Bodies and Panchayat, District Level Officers, civil society organizations and beneficiaries held at the auditorium of Mayai Lambi College under Wangoi sub-division of Imphal West district today.
The Governor was accorded a warm welcome by Th Kirankumar, Deputy Commissioner, Imphal West on his arrival at the venue.
He went on to say that people have the right to express their grievances before the authority concerned irrespective of who he/she may be and their issues should be addressed as soon as possible and added that at most of the places he has visited, most of the complaints had to do with poor connectivity, deplorable road conditions, lack of basic amenities and poor healthcare facilities. Admitting that most of the roads including the ones in the hill areas are in need of maintenance, the Governor said that in the coming months, almost all roads will be ramped up and people will enjoy a safe passage.
Development works take up in the State will take time to achieve completion and as such called for the people's cooperation and patience.
The Governor further advised people to maintain good health as it is the only way to fight any disease.
 He added that with the support and co-operation of all stakeholders and people, the fight against COVID-19 pandemic has been successful and nowadays the rate of infection has decreased to a negligible rate. He also appealed to people to maintain cleanliness and to get vaccinated at least twice to fight the disease.
Reiterating the commitment of the Centre to eradicate Tuberculosis (TB) by 2025, the Governor instructed the district administration to conduct door to door surveys and identify TB patients and take appropriate steps.
Governor La Ganesan expressed confidence that such an interaction programme or the "Janata Darbar" will definitely help in identifying issues and grievances faced by the people and help the authorities concerned to deal with the issues.
It may be noted that earlier, CSOs submitted memoranda and urged the Governor to look into the issues in a timely manner.
Members of Manipur Legislative Assembly, Karam Shyam, Kongkham Robindro, Khuraijam Loken Singh, Adhyaksha of Imphal West Zilla Parishad, RK Taruni, Pradhans, Councillors and CSOs, villagers and beneficiaries of various State and Central sponsored schemes and students attended the programme.