Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, July 20 2016: Ukhrul Autonomous District Council Chair- man Dr Yaronsho Ngalung has launched a one day tree plantation programme at Phungyar to- day, reports Mungchan Zimik. Prior to the programme, a public meeting was held at Phungyar village community hall where importance of forest regeneration was deliberated. Dr Y Ngalung stated water scarcity prob- lems faced by the people of the district have been apprised to the Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation for develop- ing rain water harvest system and maximum installation of hand pumps in the district. A memorandum to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highway to re-bid the con- struction of NH 102(A) from Shangshak village to Tengoupal, Chandel district has also been submitted, he said.
ADC Vice-Chairman KS Thanmi said that the elected Members will ensure better services for the people of the district. More than 950 saplings were planted in and around Phungyar areas and participated by around 300 villagers including ADC Members. Dipu Gangmei, CEO, ADC Ukhrul appealed to the people to contribute in conserving the nature.