IMPHAL, June 24 - Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Monday inaugurated a police station at Behiang village in Churachandpur district bordering Myanmar.
Speaking on the occasion, he said that a trade centre would also be developed at Behiang to enhance trade activities with neighbouring Myanmar.
Behiang village, around 200 km from Imphal, can serve as the second corridor to South East Asian nations next to Moreh in the light of Government of India’s Act East Policy.
The CM asked the personnel of the newly inaugurated Behiang police station to check entry of illegal migrants and drug trafficking activities.
He informed that the State Government had submitted a Rs 100-crore proposal to the Centre to construct a ring road along India-Myanmar border from the last village bordering Mizoram to the last point bordering Nagaland in Ukhrul district.
The Chief Minister was accompanied by Ministers Karam Shyam (Revenue), Losii Dikho (Public Health Engineering), Th Shyamkumar (Forest and Environment), V Hangkhanlian (Agriculture), Th Radheshyam (Education), and other high ranking officials of the State Government.
The Chief Minister also launched the Smart Hospital Management System/Technology for Behiang PHC at the function.