‘Nupi Lal Day is an important date in the history of Manipur’

IMPHAL | Dec 12 : Today is an important day in the history of Manipur, said minster of Information and Public Relations, Thongam Biswajit Singh while attending ‘Nupi Lal Ningshing Thouram’, held at the MMRC and Unity Park, Khangabok. Addressing the function, the minister stressed on the importance of the Nupi Lal movement and the […]

Gadkari assures improved road infrastructure in State

IMPHAL | Dec 8: Union Minister for Road, Transport, Highways, Shipping and Water Resources Nitin Gadkari inaugurated today the two day national conference “New Technology for Road Construction” attended by Works Ministers of all States. PWD, Manipur Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh also attended the conference. During the inaugural function, the Union Minister said Manipur’s connectivity […]

Serving the downtrodden is the greatest virtue, says Panchayati Raj minister

IMPHAL | Dec 6 : Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh maintained that serving the poor and downtrodden people when we are well and healthy is the most important virtue in life. The minister stated the statement on the 22nd foundation day of International Handicapped Welfare Mission (INHAWEM) Manipur which was held […]

Only self-transformation can uplift society: Biswajit

IMPHAL | Dec 3: The newly elected office bearers of Manipur State Panchayat Parishad (MSPP) took oath and promised to perform their duties and responsibilities in sincere and diligent manner at ‘Annual Panchayat Summit’ held at Manipur Panchayat Bhavan, Porompat today. Addressing as chief guest, minister of Works, Power, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj and […]

We need mechanism to preserve Manipuri pony: Biswajit

IMPHAL | Nov 23 : Commerce and Industry minister Thongam Biswajit Singh asserted that we need a mechanism to preserve Manipuri pony. The Minister was speaking as chief guest on the second day of the ongoing 11th Manipur Polo International, which is being played as a part Manipur Sangai Festival at Imphal Pologround. The minister […]

12TH NE business summit

Imphal, November 17 2017: Textiles, Commerce and Industries, Works, Power, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Administrative Reforms and Information and Public Relations, Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh has invited investors from across the country to visit and invest in the State saying that Manipur will be the gateway of India to South East Asia. He said […]

12TH NE business summit

Imphal, November 17 2017: Textiles, Commerce and Industries, Works, Power, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Administrative Reforms and Information and Public Relations, Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh has invited investors from across the country to visit and invest in the State saying that Manipur will be the gateway of India to South East Asia. He said […]

Biswajit inspects highways, says still committed to improve surface connectivity

IMPHAL | Nov 10: Public Works Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh today inspected road repairing and pot hole mending works along Imphal –Dimapur National Highway No. 39 and Tiddim Road ahead of the President of India’s visit to the Manipur Sangai Festival 2017. Speaking to media persons on the sideline of the inspection tour at […]

Who owns Manipur’s natural resources? News of oil exploration revives old debate in the state

Majabung Gangmei was agitated. “Let them try and do it,” he said. “You ask the minister how he plans to.” Gangmei, an environmental activist from Tamenglong, one of the tribal hill districts in Manipur, was referring to a news report in the local daily People’s Chronicle last month. It quoted the state’s commerce and industries […]

Chagaa Ngee – Liangmai cultural festival observed, Minister Biswajit assures overall development

Imphal, October 31 2017: The present BJP led Government in the State is working for an inclusive development without any differences between the hills and the valley, said Works Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh today . The Minister was speaking at the Chagaa Ngee – Liangmai Cultural Festival at Makui (Liangchi) village, Senapati district . Biswajit […]

‘No change in decision to have Keibul Lamjao as one of Sangai Fest venues’

Imphal, October 29 2017: State Government spokesperson Thongam Biswajit Singh today reaffirmed that the Manipur Sangai Festival 2018 will be held at three venues – Hatta Kangjeibung, Lamboi Khongnangkhong and Keibul Lamjao . Biswajit who is also the Works Minister inspected road conditions at Thanga and Moirang areas ahead of next month’s Sangai Festival . […]

Works Minister instructs engineers to repair roads on priority basis

Imphal, October 03 2017: Works Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh instructed the engineers of the Department to take up repairing and maintenance works of certain roads in view of next month’s Manipur Sangai Festival . Chairing the monthly review meeting of the Works Department today, at the Conference Hall of his New Secretariat office, the Minister […]

8th Sirarakhong Hathei Phanit inaugurated, Biswajit assures all possible assistance

DIPR, September 06 2017: Commerce and Industries Minister, Thongam Biswajit Singh, inaugurated the 8th Sirarakhong Hathei (Chilli) Phanit today at the Sirarakhong village and assured all forms of assistance from the State Government to the chilli growers . Addressing the formal inaugural function, Biswajit encouraged the chilli growers to work harder, and said that he […]

Biswajit inaugurates Makokching Iril river bailey bridge

Imphal, September 01 2017: Works Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh today inaugurated the Makokching Iril River bailey bridge spanning 190 feet over the Iril River and said the bridge has been completed two months ahead of its stipulated date of completion which is in October . Dedicating the bridge to the people of the area in […]

Ethno-medicinal research centre opened at Hengbung

Imphal, August 19 2017: For the first time in North East India, an ethno-medicinal research centre was opened today at KVK Hengbung under the Ministry of Science and Technology. The centre would focus on analysing and identifying medicinal values of different medicinal plants found in the North East region. In the first phase, the centre […]

Kisan SAMPADA Yojana to increase farmers’ income : Biswajit

DIPR, August 12 2017: Commerce and Industries Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh has asserted that the Kisan SAMPADA Yojana will encourage the farmers and increase their incomes. He was speaking at the “Road Show on World Food India 2017 & Promotion of New Scheme Kisan SAMPADA Yojana” function held at Hotel Classic Grande today. He assured […]

State Govt to create employment avenue for 7.5 lakh

Imphal, July 19 2017: Manipur Government spokesman and Works Minister Thongam Biswajit has stated that the new Government led by BJP has a vision to solve the unemployment problem in the state . In an exclusive interview with All India Radio, Imphal which was aired today at 8 pm, the State Government spokesperson stated that […]

EGM, MHJU members call on IPR Minister

Imphal, July 12 2017: Representatives of the Editors Guild Manipur and Manipur Hills Journalists’ Union met Information and Public Relation Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh today and highlighted several welfare issues of the journalists’ community . The EGM and MHJU representatives led by EGM president A Mobi, MHJU president Sothing Shimray and EGM general secretary Yumnam […]

Manipur State Rural Livelihoods Mission Signs Mou With M/S Apollo Medskills

Imphal, July 5, 2017 (DIPR): The Manipur State Rural Livelihoods Mission signed the first Memorandum of Understanding for implementation of the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) with M/s Apollo Medskils Ltd in the presence of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh today. The MoU was signed inside the New […]

Biswajit defends 100 days programme of Govt

Imphal, July 03 2017: The 100-day programme of the BJP-led Government in the State was to ensure completion of all projects, which were lying incomplete so that the projects can be handed over to the public, asserted Government spokesperson Thongam Biswajit Singh today. He said lifting the prolonged economic blockade from the two major National […]