IMPHAL: The residents of state PWD quarter (SIB) located behind Indian Medical Association (IMA) Hall, Lamphelpat has drawn the attention of the state government for proper maintenance/blacktopping the approaching road to government SIB quarter which has been kept forgotten for the last many years.
Addressing to exclusive media persons, a resident of state PWD (SIB) quarter Lamphel said that residents had submitted a memorandum to the Executive Engineer of Public Work Department (PWD) Imphal West Division on March 30, 2019 but the EE refused to accept the memorandum. According to the statement made by the resident of the quarter he said that the EE of PWD, Imphal west division has said on that same day that the road is not under the jurisdiction of the state government PWD which says it is under the jurisdiction of RIMS Hospital. The EE further stated that the entire road construction of Lamphel areas has been all completed that no road has been left out.
The resident further said that the road that approach towards the sate PWD (SIB) quarter has deteriorated and that the government never took steps for proper maintenance since last 20-30 years. Actually the quarter is under the jurisdiction of PWD Building Division-II Lamphel. It is said that the people of the quarter has been facing lots of inconvenience and difficulties travelling on the road especially during rainy season. The resident of the quarter asked if the road of the quarter is not under the jurisdiction of the state government PWD then with whom the lies?