IMPHAL, September 21: The SF-ADC has clarified that the allegations against the functioning of Sadar Hills ADC under the leadership of Haokholal Hangshing, published in the local dailies on September 19 are concocted and baseless.
According to a release of the SF-ADC, the District Council is a government office which is functioning smoothly under the relevant Act and Rules. All the administrative and departmental works taken up are under the normal and continuous routine order of procedure it added.
The alleged Rs. 1 crore misused is the general basic grant 2012-13 under F/C sanctioned by the government for construction of 100 Water Tanks for 100 primary schools selected/identified by the department concerned. The implementation of this project is under process by the department through concerned headmaster/village authority in consultation with the ADC members, it said.
It further clarified that the alleged opening of 70 Anganwadi centre within the purview of ADC is also baseless and uncalled for and that the propaganda and the allegation made by vice-chairman of SHADC Kangpokpi, Paojalet Touthang and his men are nothing canard to tarnish the political image of the chairman and the smooth functioning of ADCs, it said.