During an annual conference of the Mizoram Engineer Service Association (MESA) held at Berawtlang in Aizawl, Mizoram’s Chief Minister, Zoramthanga, expressed the challenges his government faces in carrying out its plans due to financial constraints, emphasizing that they are awaiting ₹3,500 crore in funds from the Centre. Zoramthanga pointed out that over the past three years, the Centre had been unable to provide this crucial financial support due to the pandemic’s impact.
He acknowledged that these unforeseen challenges have severely affected their ability to execute their intended programs and hire new personnel. Zoramthanga sought understanding from the attendees, recognizing the unexpected difficulties they have encountered. He assured that despite these hurdles, his government remains committed to the well-being of its employees.
Moreover, Zoramthanga stressed that the adversity faced by the state has underscored the importance of self-sufficiency. He highlighted Mizoram’s abundant natural resources and favorable climate, encouraging engineers to contribute their best efforts towards transforming the state into a self-reliant region.