Imphal, July 12, 2017 (DIPR): As assured earlier by the Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh that the government would extend its support to the people of Kwatha village, Chief Minister handed over the sanctioned loans to the women Self Help Groups of Kwatha Village, Tengnoupal District in presence of Minister for Health and Family Welfare Shri L. Jayantakumar Singh held at CM Secretariat today.
Mentioning that the Manipur State Co-operative Bank was entrusted to lend the loans to the SHGs of Kwatha Village on first “Meeyamgi Numit” held on 15th May, Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh said that such financial support would facilitate the people of Kwatha to enable the production of various food products such as Soibum (fermented bamboo shoot) etc. and would help to maintain a sustainable livelihood of the villagers.
Highlighting that he had directed the Ministers to inspect the village and take necessary actions for the development of Kwatha Village, Chief Minister assured that the approach road from the National Highway-102 to the Kwatha Village would be blacktopped at the earliest. An IRB or MR Battalion would be established soon near to the village, he added.
Chief Minister handed over the cheque of Rs. 50,000 each to six Self Help Groups representing the village. It may be mentioned that the Kwatha Village has 75 houses with a population of 375 people. (DIPR)