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PUBLIC ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT WORKS SHOULD BE THE PRIORITY: CM

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Imphal, September 16, 2017 (DIPR): In continuation to the review meeting to assess the projects/schemes being taken up by various departments in the State held last Wednesday, Chief Minister today chaired the review meeting of 14 departments to discuss the targets of the developmental projects or schemes undertaken by different government departments which is to be completed in the current year 2017-18. The review meeting was held at the Cabinet Hall of the Chief Minister’s Secretariat.

During the meeting, Chief Minister asserted that the need of the hour is to give priority on the public oriented developmental works for the growth and progress of the State. Chief Minister stated that if the government couldn’t provide or deliver good governance and benefits to the poorest of the poor of the State then there is no significance of the having a government.

While discussing the schemes under IT department, Chief Minister said that IT is one such area which is in the priority list of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, without Information Technology we cannot bring a digital revolution in the State. He said that the Common Service Centres (CSCs) operating in the State should be act as service points for various welfare schemes of different departments. He said that any Nationalised bank that are willing to provide assistance to the people would be given advantage to open up their branches in the hilly areas of the State.

The review meeting continued for around four hours which include IT, TA and Hills, Tourism, Higher and Technical Education, School Education, YAS, SCERT, Health, Revenue etc. Setting up of digital village, digitization of cadastral maps and integration with records of rights, Decentralised recruitment of teachers, transparent and automated transfer policy etc. were discussed during the meeting.

Cabinet Ministers, Chief Secretary, Administrative Secretaries, Commissioners and Directors of various departments attended the meeting.

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