IMPHAL: Minister of Agriculture, Veterinary and Tourism, Oinam Lukhoi Singh was felicitated by the Department of Agriculture, Government of Manipur at Farmers’ Training Hall, Directorate of Agriculture, Sanjenthong, here on Monday.
Speaking at the felicitation program O. Lukhoi expressed his gratitude to the Chief Minister N. Biren Singh for his trust and support towards activities for the upliftment of the lives of all the people through the departments assigned, namely the Agriculture, Veterinary and Animal Husbandry and Tourism.
The minister assured that he will perform the given tasks of all the given portfolios in the best interest of all the districts in the State. While stressing the importance of team work for the success of any assigned tasks, the minister urged all the employees of the Agriculture Department to cooperate and contribute their maximum through the various schemes and projects for the welfare of the masses specially the farmers’ communities.
Further, he appealed to all the field staff and concerned officials to implement and introduce innovative ideas for the farmers. He also encouraged the officers and officials of the department to come forward with feedback and suggestions for the successful execution of any scheme/project.
As most of the schemes of the Department are centrally sponsored schemes, minister Lukhoi directed the officials to submit Utilization Certificate (UC) on time for timely sanction of the project amounts as to avoid delay in the implementation of any schemes to be given to the farmers. He also informed that noteworthy work in the agricultural sectors will be focused.
The function was attended by Commissioner of Agriculture, M. Joy Singh, Director of Agriculture, Laltanpuii Vanchhong, and officers and officials of the department.