Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh said that his Government would give priority to enhancing connectivity and providing piped water to the masses in preparing the list of tasks to be completed within a stipulated time.
While addressing the 45th Installation Ceremony of the Board of Directors (2017-18) of Rotary Club of Imphal, held at Rotary Multi-Service Centre, Mantripukhri, the Chief Minister opined that the recent spates of flood and landslide were the outcomes of human selfishness.
Maintaining that the Mother Nature had become ferocious, Shri N. Biren observed that reformations and changes should begin from self.
Expressing serious concern over increasing trend of indulgence in substance and alcohol abuse, the Chief Minister stated that the present Government had intensified drives against drugs and other intoxicants.
Shri N. Biren said that the Government is planning to introduce proper rehabilitation measures to save the current generation from intoxicants.
He also urged the NGOs working in this field to be diligent in checking the menace of drug and alcohol abuse.
Asserting that the new Government is trying to transform the old and corrupted system of administration, the Chief Minister also sought support and co-operation from the intellectuals and members of the club, who are known to be the elite section of the society.
Shri N. Biren also assured that he would extend all possible help to the Rotarians to revive the popular Heart to Heart project of the club.
He said that the club has been giving humane service to the society, and similarly the new Government also aspires to adopt a humane approach while serving the masses.
The Chief Minister presented Rotary awards and scholarships to different persons and students who have excelled in different fields at the function.
He also decorated outgoing president Shri L. Manoranjan, outgoing secretary Shri Ph. Saratchandra, incoming president Shri Ellendra Thoudam and incoming secretary Dr. Muhindro with Rotary lapel pins.