DIPR/ TMB Report
Imphal: Minister of Forest, Environment and Climate Change, Awangbow Newmai on Monday inspected the ongoing projects of the Directorate of Environment and Climate Change.
Minister Awangbow Newmai inspected the ongoing Climate Change Adaptation Project at Phayeng village in Imphal West. He also inspected the spring source water supply system, solar powered cold storage unit under UNDP and village knowledge centre.
Later, the Minister inspected the work progress of the Sewage Treatment (ST) Plant at Heirangoithong under the Rejuvenation and Conservation of Nambul River. He also visited and checked the maintenance of the river front garden at Waheng Lekai, Keishampat and Keishamthong.
Addressing the gathering at Phayeng village, Minister Awangbow Newmai expressed happiness after visiting the community reserve forest in the area. He said Phayeng village has set an example to the entire State on the conservation of forest led by village head and others. He assured to take up necessary work under the supervision of Hon’ble Chief Minister N. Biren Singh.
He said he is extremely pleased to know that everyday around four volunteers on roster basis are guarding the community forest and opined that if each and every individual in the State have this kind of awareness and dedication then our land can be protected for the future generation. He said he believes that understanding and support of the people will help in successful implementation of all Government programmes.
He was accompanied by Leishiyo Keishing, Chairman Hill Area Committee and MLA Phungyar; H. Dingo Singh, MLA Sekmai; Directorate of Environment and Climate Change Director Dr. Y. Nabachandra Singh and Deputy Director Dr. T. Brajakumar Singh, officials, locals and others.