The minister assured to look into the matters highlighted by the Tousem Area Students' Organisation during the meeting on Friday.
The government is taking the initiative of stopping Jhum cultivation and the project of reducing the practice of jhumming has started, the Manipur forest and environment minister said.
Manipur Forest Minister Awangbou Newmai gave the assurance during the 12th session of the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly.
Awangbou also said that his visit to different seri farms and interaction with seri farmers have motivated him to find other ways and means to help the farmers.
While interacting with the farmers Awangbou told them that the state government is ready to extend help and work together with hard working farmers.
While saying that there is huge demand for raw silk in the market and the raw silk materials can be bought either by the Sericulture department or by weavers, Newmai stated that the beneficiaries need not worry about the markets to sell their products.
The minister earlier donated two Bolero Campers ambulances, one each for PHC Tousem and PHC Tamei.
The state’s oldest highway, Imphal-Tamenglong road serves as the only lifeline of more than 30,000 people residing in the area which is now totally cut off.
The only solution to acute shortage of drinking water is to plant more trees and protect the environment, the minister said during the celebration of 71st state level Van Mahotsav.
The two new ambulances were handed over to the public by Forest Minister Awangbou Newmai who is also the MLA of Tamei and Tousem.
Manipur Forest and Environment Minister Awangbow Newmai was felicitated at a programme organised by the Loktak Development Authority (LDA)
Tamei MLA of Tamenglong district, Awangbou, who is also the president of NPF Manipur unit, was sworn in as a cabinet minister on May 29.
The district administration Tamenglong set up two kitchens for preparing food for 13 quarantine centres at Tamenglong district headquarter.
Naga People's Front MLA Awangbou Newmai on Friday took the oath as minister in the BJP-led Manipur government.