IMPHAL 19 JUNE 2019:
The Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) has approved a total amount of Rs.176.43 crores for different schemes to be undertaken in the State. The said amount was approved by the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) in its meeting held at New Delhi on June 18, 2019. The IMC meeting was chaired by Secretary DoNER Dr. Inder Jit Singh. Chief Secretary Dr. J. Suresh Babu, Addl. Chief Secretary Dr. Suhel Akhtar and other senior officers of the State Government participated in the meeting. Out of the approved sanctioned amount, Rs. 59.06 crores has been approved for the three projects under North East Special Infrastructure Development Scheme (NESIDS), a total of Rs. 90 crores for 38 projects under Hill Area Development Programme (HADP) and Rs. 27.37 crores for 16 projects under Flood Relief Works in the State.
The three projects under the North East Special Infrastructure Development Scheme (NESIDS) are upgradation of Moirang Sendra Road upto Sendra Hillock, Moirang Sendra Road to Omba Hillock and Keina Bazaar to Thanga Keibul Road for promoting tourism, augmentation of Moreh Water Supply Scheme and provision of paid/Private ward in JNIMS.
Some of the projects under Hill Area Development Programme (HADP) include construction of Water Supply Scheme at Tamei, Nungba, Haochong etc., construction of transit quarter/hostel for doctors, teachers and government employees at Nungba, Noney, Haochung and Sub-Divisional HQ in Tameng District, development and promotion of eco-tourism centre at Zeliad lake and Tharon cave etc.