Manipur government announces recipients of Chief Minister's Award for Good Governance

The awards will be given on August 15 during the Independence Day celebration at 1st Manipur Rifle Parade Ground.


Manipur Cabinet (PHOTO: Facebook)

The Manipur government on Thursday announced the list of awardees for the ‘Chief Minister's Award for Good Governance 2020-21’, which will be given on August 15 during the Independence Day celebration at 1st Manipur Rifle Parade Ground.

In a notice issued on Thursday by the Department of Administrative Reforms, Government of Manipur, the names of the awardees under various categories have been listed.

List of awardees under individual category included additional DGP, Police Department, L Kailun for his initiative in National Highway Security Scheme and Railway Project in Manipur; secretary to chief minister and also state mission director, National Health Mission Ningthoujam Geoffrey for overall coordination as secretary to chief minister (CM) and management of CM Relief Fund; and joint secretary, Finance Neilenthang Telien for Integrated Financial Resource Management.

List of awardees under team category included the entire Health department team of Health and Family Welfare department for their initiative during the COVID-19 pandemic; and entire Home department team for their initiative in facilitation of stranded people during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the Horticulture department, P Vaiphei, Honeychara, L Devadutta Sharma, J Khongsai and N Loyalakpa will be awarded for their initiative in introducing an innovative and permanent farming system in place of Jhum cultivation.

For Jiribam district, deputy commissioner W Malemnganba; superintendent of police M Mubi; chief medical officer E Okendro; executive engineer of Public Works department N Sadananda; executive engineer of Public Health and Engineering department W Sadananda; deputy general manager of MSPDCL Ng Karankumar; and EO M Surjit will be awarded for their initiatives in bringing back the stranded Manipuris.

The Senapati team including former deputy commissioner Th Kirankumar; superintendent of police M Pradip Singh; ADC Adahrii Mahei; SDO of Song Song Duna Duo; SDO of Willong S Lunguiba Thangal; and DFO John Sha will be awarded for their initiatives during the Dziiko wildfire and development of approach road to Dziiko Valley base camp.

Director of Information and Technology Nambem Deben; joint director of Information and Technology Gurumayam Robert; deputy secretary of DP Ayekpam Bidyarani; and informatics officer Herojit Sanjenbam will be awarded for their initiatives in e-office application in Manipur.

Director of Tribal Affairs and Hills C Arthur Worchuiyo; and chief medical officer, Health Section, TA and Hills Dr Vumkhoneh Haokip will be awarded for running of tribal centres in the remote villages of Manipur.

The awardees are requested to receive the award in person or by a duly authorised senior officer of the concerned department, stated the notice.

First Published:Aug. 13, 2021, midnight

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