Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Wednesday said that the objective of the government is to bridge the gap between the people and government and to deliver good governance.
Speaking to media persons during his monthly interaction with people, referred to as Meeyamgi Numit and Hill Leaders’ Day, which was held in Imphal on January 15, the chief minister maintained that with the support of the people, the government could maintain a peaceful and cohesive environment in the state.
Singh continued that the trust and confidence between the people of the state has also been regained.
He further stated that the motive of organising Meeyamgi Numit and Hill Leaders’ Day is to address the problems faced by the people and extend maximum support to the needy people of the state.
Acknowledging the Manipur State Co-Operative Bank (MSCB) for extending help to the people, Singh said that MSCB received a total of around 1800 applications for providing soft loans from various individuals, Self Help Groups (SHGs) etc. Among them around 1181 applications were shortlisted and around Rs 10 crores has been sanctioned to 400 individuals and SHGs, he said.
Another Rs 6 crores will be disbursed soon, he added.
On January 15, the chief minister personally heard about 350 complaints and met around 1000 people from different parts of the state.