Third Friday in every month will be observed as ‘Meeyamgi Numit’ to receive and hear public grievances and in case if the third Friday happens to be a general or public holiday, then the next working day will be organised as ‘District Hill Leaders Day’ & ‘Meeyamgi Numit
TFM Ukhrul Correspondent
Deputy Commissioner of Ukhrul Krishna Kumar launched the first-ever district-level “Meeyamgi Numit” at DRDA Hall, Mini Secretariat Complex, Ukhrul on Monday. Organised by District Administration Ukhrul, the launching programme was attended by SP of Ukhrul Saujanya Singh, ADC of Ukhrul Chunglenmang Kipgen, SDO of Jessami Kachamthai F Gangmei, SDO of Ukhrul M Suranjoy Singh and DLOs of Ukhrul District.
Speaking at the event, Krishna Kumar appealed to the DLOs to be present whenever ‘Meeyamgi Numit’ is being held at District Headquarters. He stated that “the purpose of having ‘Meeyamgi Numit” is to have a better co-ordination among officials of various departments and speedy redressal of grievances of the public. To take into accounts of the grievances and complaints of the residents of Ukhrul District, forward their grievances to the concerned authority for redressing them on the spot.”
“Third Friday in every month will be observed as Meeyamgi Numit and in case if the third Friday happens to be a general or public holiday, then the next working day will be organised as ‘District Hill Leaders Day’ & ‘Meeyamgi Numit,” informed Krishna Kumar.
He added that “in pursuance of the decision taken by the State Cabinet on May 18, 2022 and letter no. PLG1-401/1/2022-PLG -PLANNING dated 20.06.2022 issued by Planning Department, Government of Manipur, reactivation and launching of ‘District Hill Leaders Day’ & ‘Meeyamgi Numit’ in respect of Ukhrul District was held today.”
Various departments of Ukhrul had open their counter at the DRDA Hall. The One Stop Centre (OSC) Ukhrul which deals with women in distress has also opened their counter at the launching of Meeyamgi Numit. OSC is to provide support for women victims of violence in both public and private spheres, including services such as rescue, legal counselling, psychological counselling, temporary shelter, etc.
The District Administration of Ukhrul has appealed to the people in Ukhrul District to come forward and share their grievances in the coming days of Meeyamgi Numit. People could be seen submitting their applications to the District Administration and after going through their application, the District Administration forwarded to the concerned authority or departments for redressing them. Around 35 written applications were received with grievances related to Old Age Pension, Health Card and Agriculture and Veterinary related issues.
Five e-Shram, 13 PMJAY and four CMHT cards were distributed to the identified beneficiaries during the programme. Further, around 25 persons had undergone preventive health check-up/screening under ‘Chief Minister’s Health for All’ scheme.