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GOVT TO HOST FIRST EVER CSR CONCLAVE IN THE STATE: CM

Imphal, August 23, 2019 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh announced that State government will host first-ever Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Conclave in the State on 6th September 2019 at Imphal. He made the announcement during the signing of Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between Airport Authority of India (AAI) and State government for procurement of essential equipment for new Accident and Trauma Centre (ATC), JNIMS under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative of AAI held at Chief Minister’s Secretariat today.

            Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister said that more than 70 companies/firms would be participating at the upcoming event. He maintained that the government is expecting large scale CSR investment in Manipur. The government is also hopeful of positive commitment from many corporate firms in the Conclave, he added.

            Regarding the Airport Authority of India’s CSR initiative for procurement of equipment, furniture etc. for the ATC of JNIMS, Chief Minister said that the total amount Rs. 4.95 crores will be funded by the AAI under the CSR project. Appreciating the Airport Authority of India for their valuable initiative, he stated that AAI has already donated one ambulance for the State Health Department and also agreed to sanction another ambulance for emergency purposes. He appealed the authority of JNIMS to procure quality equipment.

            Chief Secretary Dr. J. Suresh Babu, Principal Secretary (Health) Shri V. Vumlunmang, Principal Secretary (Finance) Shri Rakesh Ranjan, Secretary to CM Shri Ningthoujam Geoffrey, Regional Executive Director(AAI) Shri Sanjiv Jindal, Director Imphal International Airport Shri Senthil Valavan, DGM Imphal International Airport Shri S.S. Raju, Director JNIMS Prof. Th. Bhimo, officials of JNIMS and others attended the function.

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