Governor La. Ganesan visited border village Behiang in Singngat Sub-Division of Churachandpur district on Tuesday and interacted with District Level Officers (DLOs), representatives of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), village chiefs, chairmen
and villagers. He heard about the issues and grievances raised by them and assured to extend all possible help in the larger interest of the people. The Governor visited
A Company, 46 Assam Rifles, forward post at Behiang and interacted with Officers and Jawans posted at the area. The Governor also visited Chivu Chandrakirti Memorial Park at Tonjang.
Speaking at the interaction programme held at Behiang Public Ground, La. Ganesan said that he has come to the sub-division to know the problems faced by the people and to explore the ways and means to address it.
He said that although, there may be some issues which needs special attention, but most of the issues related to education, healthcare, connectivity etc.,should be taken care of and he will look into it.
He continued that he will ask the concerned departments to look into the matter and also will ask the Chief Minister to take necessary steps in the larger interest of the people. La. Ganesan further said that
the issues of drug abuse, poppy cultivation and drug trafficking have been a major issues and the State Government has been trying to curtail it.
He said that number of drugu sers particularly among the youths is increasing manifold during the last few months. This has to be, in any case, prevented with collective efforts including
the like-minded CSOs and general public. The Governor appealed to the people to cooperate with the government in this regard.
Expressing concern over the issues of illegal migration, smuggling of drugs, weapons etc., the Governor said that sneaking of illegal migrants from neighbouring countries into our territory
should be prevented at any cost. He said that the government alone cannot prevent it and full cooperation from the general public is quite indispensable.
While appealing to the people to extend full cooperation to the security forces and concerned authority to get the crimes contained, the Governor said that only then, peace loving people of this beautiful State will be able to
On Covid vaccination, the Governor said that vaccination is the first priority to prevent the pandemic.He appealed to the villagers to get vaccinated at least twice at the earliest.
On TB elimination, he said that the Government of India has already committed to eliminate TB from the soil of India by 2025, therefore, the concerned district authorities should conduct a survey to find
out TB patients to carry out remedial measures. The Governor also spoke on the importance of Swachh Bharat Mission, to make India a clean India.
Governor La. Ganesan thanked the district authorities saying that Churachandpur is a progressing district. Although, it lies in the periphery, the district has been developing fast, he added.
Chinlunthang, MLA, Singngat A/C, taking part in the interaction programme, thanked the Governor for visiting the border village which has a lot of potential in tourism and trade. Earlier DLOs made their
presentations regarding various developmental activities taking up in the district. United Zou Organisation submitted a memorandum to the Governor urging to open a public library at Behiang.
The Governor was accorded a warm welcome on his arrival by Chinlunthang, MLA, Sharath Chandra Arroju, Deputy Commissioner, Churachandpur; Shivananda Surve, SP, Churachandpur and other officials
at Tonjang helipad. The Governor was accompanied by his Secretary Waikhom Bobby in his visit.