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Manipur University Vice chancellor bats for Tipaimukh dam

Thursday, August 25, 2011

/ Published by Simon L Infimate
Imphal, August 24 2011: Commenting on the occasion of a book release function, Manipur University Vice chancellor Prof H Nandakumar Sharma said the Tipaimukh dam, if constructed, will bring immense benefit to the people of Manipur.

Speaking as the chief guest while releasing a book entitled 'dialogue on Tipaimukh Dam' at the varsity's Committee Room today, Prof Nandakumar explained that with almost the entire modern day gadgets depending on electricity power generated by the Tipaimukh dam will facilitate growth of development infrastructure in manipur.

He pointed out that without electricity there will be all-round failure compared to its abundance certain to ensure progress of the State.

With regard to the book, the Vice Chancellor asserted that it would provide useful inputs besides serving as reference for planners, intellectuals and policy makers of the State.

Former Minister Prof Gangmumei Kamei, who is also National Fellow of Indian Institute of Advanced Studies in his address as the guest of honour said while the Khoupum dam is a failed project the Tipaimukh dam, if constructed and commissioned will benefit not only Manipur but also the neighbouring countries.

While Dean of School of social Science (MU) Prof Amar Yumnam graced the occasion as the functional president, Editor of Imphal Free Press Pradip Phanjoubam and MU History Department's Prof N Joykumar Singh elucidated on the book's content as resource persons.

~The Sangai Express
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