“In recognition and appreciation of their outstanding endeavour, a sum of ten lakhs rupees will probably be rewarded to the villagers,” stated Biren.
Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh has introduced an award of Rs 10 lakh for Peh village in Ukhrul district for destroying a large poppy cultivation there.
In his Facebook publish, the chief minister stated, “In a pleasant signal of public participation in governance, I’m blissful to be taught that the Peh (Paoyi) village authority located within the northern fringe of Ukhrul district voluntarily joined the Govt’s ‘Warfare on Medication’ and has destroyed the poppy cultivation inside its jurisdiction.”
“In recognition and appreciation of their outstanding endeavour, a sum of ten lakhs rupees will probably be rewarded to the villagers,” added Biren.
Biren’s announcement got here after Peh village authorities despatched a video of the destruction of the poppy cultivation with a message to the CM’s WhatsApp that learn: “In ardent help of your (CM) marketing campaign ‘Warfare on medication’, my village has solemnly pledged to make our village ‘a poppy free village’. We’ll proceed to help your marketing campaign towards drug menace within the state.”
Biren formally introduced the reward for Peh (Paoyi) village at a media convention at his workplace advanced right here on Saturday.
Stating that Peh village can be promoted as a task mannequin for different villages as a part of the federal government’s ‘Warfare on Medication’ marketing campaign, Biren urged different villages throughout the state to observe Peh village’s path on this regard.