Churachandpur: Social Welfare and Cooperation Minister Nemcha Kipgen today stated that education is one of the main factors that stimulate the social and all round development in the society. This was expressed by the Minister while addressing the gatherings as Chief Guest on the occasion of Silver Jubilee Celebration of Kuki Students’ Organisation (KSO), Leimata held at L. Gelmol Village, Henglep, Churachandpur.
During the occasion, Minister Nemcha urged the KSO, Leimata to spearheads the youths towards the path of education as educating today’s youth will further developed the society at large in the long run. Citing the examples of many famous sports personalities of Manipur, she stressed the importance of sports for the youths to maintain a healthy and discipline lifestyle and also bringing accolades for themselves as well as the nation.
Nemcha draws the attention of all to express that women who are the epitome of love should also be included in decision making as their participation will incite the sense of peace, love and unity. She also encouraged the women to execute their talents and be a part of building our society towards development.
Highlighting the state’s Government programmes like Go to Village and Go to Hills, Social Welfare Minister encouraged the CSOs/students’ bodies mainly in the remote and far flung areas to take forth and give awareness about the various governmental schemes and programmes to all the people residing in such places. Nemcha asserted that the government is continuously striving for balance and inclusive development for all the people. She also appeal all not to opt for any forms of illegal activities like opium cultivation or poppy plantation as their source of income; instead avail the various schemes and programmes of the government.
As part of the Silver Jubilee Celebration of Kuki Students’ Organisation (KSO), Leimata, Minister Smt Nemcha Kipgen unveiled the Jubilee Monolith to mark the occasion.
Chairman, Hill Area Committee (HAC), T. Thangjalam Haokip, MDC, Khousabung, Shri Seilenmang Khongsai and MDC, Leimata, Shri Thangboi Haokip also graced the function as Guest of Honour and Functional President respectively.