Imphal, June 06 2017: Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Minister Dr Jitendra Singh stated here on Tuesday that the government was giving special impetus to the development of the hill districts of Manipur.
Participating in an entrepreneurs meet cum exhibition at Hotel Imphal, Dr Jitendra said the Centre intends to make Manipur better among the rest of the states in the country.
“Manipur has a lot of talents and potentials but these remain still dormant.
It’s very fortunate now that Manipur is having a new BJP government which will help leverage the full potential of the state of Manipur for better.
He said the scheme on development of hill areas started off ever since a meeting of all Chief Secretaries and Planning Secretaries held on May 30 last.
The meeting proposed and agreed to take up the development policies as a pilot project in the hill areas, he informed.
Earlier in the day, the DoNER Minister took part in a function to celebrate three years of rule by the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre.
Besides Dr Jitendra, the function held at the BJP Manipur Pradesh office, Nityaipat Chuthek was attended by Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh and a host of party leaders.
On the occasion, the speakers highlighted various policies and programmes taken up by the government across the country during the past three years.
News Source: IT News