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Manipur: Construction of 800 pre-fab houses for people displaced by violence begins

First Published: 14th July, 2023 13:48 IST

These 800 houses are part of the total 1000 pre-fabricated houses that would be built to accommodate the displaced people

By Lucky Boy Singh

The Manipur Government has begun construction of over 800 prefabricated houses to house people who have been rendered homeless due to the recent violence that rocked the state.

These 800 houses are part of the total 1000 pre-fabricated houses that would be built to accommodate the displaced people.

Construction company Variety Trade Complex, has begun the construction of the houses in various parts of the State under the direction of the Government. The company has begun constructing 200 houses each in Yai Thibi Lou Kol of Thoubal, Sajiwa of Imphal East, Sawom-bung of Imphal East, and Kwakta of Bishnupur District.

The Company is also awaiting orders from Kakching DC for the construction of another 200 houses at Yai Thibi Lou Kol in Thoubal District for the affected people of Kakching District.

The Government had given 20 days to complete the construction, but due to weather conditions, there has been a delay.

Earlier, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh had announced that the government would construct more than 3000 prefabricated houses in the state to accommodate the displaced persons whose houses were burnt or destroyed during the recent violence. The CM had inspected some of the locations where these houses are being built.

Over 1000 prefabricated houses will be set up at Moirang in Bishnupur district in Manipur. Moirang is housing the maximum number of displaced persons in the state.

Also Read: Manipur CM visits Moirang, inspects site for pre-fab houses for displaced people

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