IMPHAL, Sept 10 - Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Sunday said all the major roads across the State would be revamped after the rainy season is over. The filling up of potholes is still underway at many places including the 110 km Imphal-Mao section of National Highway 2, he informed.
Singh was speaking to reporters on the sideline of meeting public leaders during the monthly Hill Leaders� Day on Sunday. He had been meeting public leaders on two occasions � Hill leaders� day on 10th day of every month and Meeyamgi Numit (People�s Day) on every 15th day.
Regarding air ambulance facility, he said that Governor Najma Heptulla has been taking keen interest in it. The Central Government is likely to take up necessary steps to launch the facility as soon as possible. An amount of Rs 24 crore had already been earmarked for the purpose.
Regarding healthcare facilities in hill districts, the Chief Minister informed that a 50-bedded hospital in Tamenglong district headquarters is now ready for inauguration. To meet the manpower requirement in the State�s healthcare sector, he said, 300 doctors would be recruited through Manipur Public Service Commission soon.
The photograph of the pathetic condition of a toilet in Tamei Higher Secondary School in Tamenglong district shocked the Chief Minister.
The Chief Minister attended to around 173 complaints and met around 400 people during the Hill Leaders� Day which lasted for about four hours.