IMPHAL, Sep 19 (DIPR) : Water Resource Minister Awangbow Newmai has said that a committee will be formed to look into the matter pertaining to dumping of waste directly into Imphal River at Kangpokpi ward no. 1, 2, 15 and 16.
The Minister made the remark while inspecting the riverbanks from Kangpokpi to Koirengei today and added that steps will be taken to evict illegal encroachers along the river.
During the visit, Awangbow Newmai said that the main objective of the visit is pertaining to the original application 673/2018 of National Green Tribunal.
The Ministerial team was accompanied by Kengoo Zuringla, DC, Kangpokpi, Chief Engineer WRD, Songput N Albert, Dr T Brajakumar, Joint Director, Department of Environment, Engineers of WR Department, and other officials of the Department, EO Kangpokpi ADC and Secretary Town Committee, Kangpokpi district.