Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated several development projects in Manipur, including the e-office and Thoubal Multipurpose Project (Thoubal Dam) in Imphal through virtual mode. He also laid the foundation stone of seven major development projects, including the Churachandpur Medical College, IT-SEZ at Mantripukhri, Manipur Bhawan in Dwarka, New Delhi and the Integrated Command and Control Center at Imphal.
Speaking on this occasion, Shri Amit Shah said the day marked an important milestone in the developmental journey of Manipur started under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.
"Today many important projects are being started in a single day, including a Medical College at Churachandpur, IIIT and IT-SEZ at Mantripukhri, which will serve as a benchmark for the entire North East," he observed.
Shah said the State Police Headquarters and Smart City Integrated Center at Imphal will help in advancing Smart Governance. Shri Shah said the IIIT and IT-SEZ will connect the youth of Manipur with the world.After the creation of IT-SEZ, the GDP of Manipur will increase by Rs 4,600 crore annually and there will be employment generation for 44,000 people.
With the establishment of the medical college, the youth of Manipur will come out as doctors and the health system of the state will be strengthened, he stated.