IMPHAL, June 27 - The second round of the �Go to Village� mission of the BJP-led coalition Government in Manipur, which aims to cover 272 villages, was organised at many places in the State today.
Ministers and ruling party MLAs launched the mission at their respective constituencies in the presence of government officials.
Forest Minister Th Shyamkumar attended a camp held at Angtha village under Andro constituency, while Education Minister Th Radheshyam was at his home constituency, Heirok. Social Welfare Minister Nemcha Kipgen and Public Health Engineering Minister L Dikho attended the camps held at Haipi and Robunamai villages.
The ongoing Go To Village mission will cover 105 villages of Churachandpur district, 40 of Kangpokpi district, 19 of Kamjong district, 16 of Pherzwal district, 12 of Imphal West district, 11 each of Senapati, Chandel and Imphal East districts, 10 each of Urkhul and Tamenglong districts, seven of Tengnoupal district, six of Noney district, five of Bishnupur district, four of Thoubal district, three of Jiribam district and two of Kakching district.
The first round of the Go To Village mission was launched by Chief Minister N Biren Singh at Konuma village in Imphal West district on May 1. It was initially implemented in 60 villages in the 60 Assembly constituencies. The mission is aimed at identifying beneficiaries and delivering government services at their doorsteps to make Manipur a model State in this regard.
The mission was first conceptualised to promote agricultural activities to prevent crop failure. But later it was incorporated into other government services to address the grievances of villagers.
In the last four Go To Village camps, around 2,52,595 grievances were registered, out of which 1,90,666 cases were resolved and around 52,938 cases are still pending, said Sumant Singh, OSD to the Chief Minister.