Imphal: Manipur agriculture minister Oinam Lukhoi Singh bagged ‘Bharat Excellence Award’ and ‘Jewel of North East Gold Award’ on Wednesday.
Friendship Forum India, a voluntary organisation established to forge greater unity and integrity among the people, conferred the award upon Singh. He was conferred with Bharat Excellence Award’ for individual excellence in public service and outstanding contribution towards the progress of the state.
Lukhoi, who also holds the veterinary and tourism portfolios, was also conferred with ‘Jewel of North East Gold Award’ for his outstanding and extraordinary achievements in his chosen fields of activity and services rendered to promote greater friendship amongst all communities.
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On receiving the awards, minister Lukhoi expressed his deep gratitude to the awarding committee for acknowledging and recognising his sincere efforts towards the service for the welfare and development of the state.
Singh also stated that such recognition would not have been possible without the guidance and supervision of chief minister N Biren Singh.
Singh is among the four BJP MLAs who were elected in the recently-concluded by-elections from Wangoi assembly constituency.
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