CM assures adequate security, blockade tidbits
Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, September 26 2011:
Assuring adequate security, Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh has appealed to the transporters for uninterrupted service along ImphalMoreh Road.
The Chief Minister gave the assurance in a joint meeting with the representatives of ImphalMoreh Transport Association and Manipur Drivers' Union in the afternoon today.
The Chief Minister also handed over a sum of Rs 1 lakh to the representatives as assistance for the driver of a Tata Sumo, who is currently undergoing treatment following an accident along Imphal-Moreh Road.
The amount has been reportedly handed over to the president of Transporters and Drivers' Council.
256 trucks arrive: In all 256 loaded trucks coming from Jiribam with security escort arrived here this afternoon.
The loaded trucks started from Awangkhul today morning.
Among the 256 loaded trucks which arrived at Imphal today, 61 are diesel tankers, 38 are petrol tankers, 30 are LPG carriers and one is ATF tanker.
Altogether 1140 Imphal-bound loaded trucks reportedly left Jiribam yesterday.
Petrol pump dispensing unit: The MIDCO MS (Petrol) Dispensing Unit at M/s Chargy Fuel Station, Indian Oil Petrol Pump at Lilong has broken down and can't be repaired immediately.
Informing this in a statement, assistant manager (RS), Imphal DO T Dharmavir Singh has explained that there is a stock of 8000 litres in the connected underground tank and the same would be dispensed once the Dispensing Unit is repaired.
The MS for the coupon distributed on September 26 will be distributed once the broken down Dispensing Unit is repaired and no other allotments would be made, the statement informed, while seeking the co-operation of the public in this regard.
Following the imposition of the economic blockade by the SHDDC and the counter blockade by the UNC, fuel has been rationed by the Government.