CM Biren inaugurates Tamenglong district hospital road through video conferencing

Biren, during his maiden visit to Tamenglong on November 15, 2017, promised to blacktop the approach road of the district hospital, which is located at Duigailong village about 4km from the district headquarters

Creating history amid the Covid-19 lockdown, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Tuesday inaugurated the approach road to Tamenglong district hospital through a video conference from the Chief Minister’s Secretariat, Imphal at 5 pm. For the first time in the district, the inauguration of a road was conducted through video conferencing.

The chief minister said that the Hill Area Development Programme was initiated under the DoNER Ministry to bring equal development between the hill and valley. He said he had earlier proposed the fund when he first joined the BJP and became the state chief minister.

Biren thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and DoNER minister for selecting Tamenglong district to avail the HADP fund. He also thanked and congratulated the district administration Tamenglong led by Armstrong Pame.

Biren, during his maiden visit to Tamenglong on November 15, 2017, promised to blacktop the approach road of the district hospital, which is located at Duigailong village about 4 km from the district headquarters and 950 metres away from Tamenglong-Khongsang road.

Tamenglong District Hospital road

Tamenglong District Hospital road (PHOTO: IFP)

Chief medical officer Tamenglong Dr Chambo Gonmei and senior most nurse sister Achung cut the ribbon on behalf of the chief minister in the presence of deputy commissioner Tamenglong Armstrong Pame and other dignitaries.

Dr Chambo Gonmei thanked the chief minister on behalf of all medical staffs and general public of Tamenglong for proving funds to construct the road.

Ribbon cutting by CMO Dr Chambo Gonmei on behalf of Chief Minister N Biren during the inauguration of approach road of District Hospital Tamenglong on June 2, 2020 Ribbon cutting by CMO Dr Chambo Gonmei on behalf of Chief Minister N Biren during the inauguration of approach road of District Hospital Tamenglong on June 2, 2020 (PHOTO: IFP)

The blacktopping fund was sanctioned under the Hill Area Development Programme with a total amount of Rs 38 lakh. The road is 950 metres long with 3.75 metres width and 6 cm thickness of blacktopping layers.

The black topping work was executed by DRDA Tamenglong and monitored by PWD Tamenglong Division.

Emmanuel Baptist Church Tamenglong Pastor Reverend Guingopou Gonmei prayed for the ministry of CM Biren Singh and gave blessings for the road. DC Tamenglong thanked and appreciated the IT team, NIC Tamenglong and DIT/ Tamenglong for making the online programme successful and also SWAN Manipur for providing connectivity.

From IFP Correspondent | TAMENGLONG

First Published:June 2, 2020, 9:36 p.m.