Imphal: Chief Minister N. Biren Singh today launched GAT Cup, single use disposable cups manufactured by Global Approaching Track, which is a private company based in Imphal. The launching ceremony was held in Chief Minister’s office in the presence of Sangai Express (Manipuri) Editor Shri Khogendra Khomdram, All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMWJU) Vice-President Shri Soubam Bokuljaoba and Naharolgi Thoudang Associate Editor Shri Tensubam Chandragupta.
The Chief Minister expressed satisfaction to the company for manufacturing bio-degradable disposable paper cups for the first time in Manipur. He said that it is really encouraging that the State has started witnessing an entrepreneurship movement in the past couple of years with many educated and talented youth putting in efforts to run their own business instead of waiting for government jobs. The Chief Minister also that the Government is ready to provide monetary assistance through StartUp Manipur, StandUp Manipur and bank loans to hard working youths.
Global Approaching Track is currently manufacturing paper cups only in two different sizes. However, it is planning to produce cups of different sizes soon.