Sunday, February 5, 2023

Amit Shah to visit Manipur on Jan 6


Union home minister Amit Shah will pay a visit in Manipur on January 6 to inaugurate projects worth over Rs 300 crore, said Chief minister N Biren Singh.
Singh informed that Shah will inaugurate various projects worth over Rs 300 crore besides laying foundation stones for over Rs 100 crore projects to be taken up in the state.
Among others, the projects to be inaugurated are Olympiad Park being constructed by the state government at Sangaithel in Imphal West district.
Statues of 19 Olympiads from Manipur are being installed in the park as a mark of honour for their dedication in the field of games and sports.
Shah will also inaugurate an 18-bedded paid private ward at JNIMS hospital. The construction of the ward is almost completed, the chief minister said.
The Union home minister will also inaugurate the gigantic 120 ft polo statue being constructed Marjing hill at Heingang of Imphal East district, Singh informed.
The 120-ft high statue above the hill top of Ibudhou Marjing hills is the tallest statue in the northeast.
This gigantic statue will popularize Manipur – the birthplace of polo sport and enhance tourist footfall, thereby generating employment opportunities for the local populace, the chief minister said.
Shah will also inaugurate the Churachandpur Medical College in Churachandpur district headquarters which will commence its session from 2023-24 with an intake capacity of 100 in each session.
The Union minister is visiting the state to unfurl the INA flag at Moirang in Bishnupur district where the flag was first hoisted in the soil of India.

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