Imphal, July 8, 2017 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh today inspected the flood affected areas of Imphal East and Thoubal District caused by recent floods in the State.
Chief Minister was accompanied by Minister for PWD Shri Th. Biswajit Singh, Parliamentary Secretary (IFCD) Shri L. Rameshwor, Parliamentary Secretary (Home), Shri L. Susindro Meitei, Parliamentary Secretary (Tourism) Dr. Sapam Ranjan Singh, Parliamentary Secretary (Finance) Th. Satyabrata Singh, Imphal East DC Smt. Th. Chitra Devi and SP Shri Kabib K.
During the visit, Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh directed the concerned DCs to distribute the day-to-day essential items such as utensils, clothes, mattresses etc. for those families affected by the recent floods soon. For the damaged houses and other properties, he instructed the DCs to identify the damaged houses and to provide financial assistance under the PMAY scheme to construct the houses of the flood affected families. He further directed to hand over the cheques under PMAY to the flood victims by Monday or Tuesday next week.
Chief Minister further lamented that there should not be politics over the recent floods and all people of the State should give an extra effort to help as many people as possible in the flood affected areas. He assured that the government would extend all possible support to the flood affected families of the State.
The team visited flood hit areas of Lilong Awang Leikai, Kiyamgei, Khongman, Bashikhong, Kongba Irong, Kongba Muribi etc. (DIPR)
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