MSCB becomes 2nd diamond sponsor of Sangai fest
IMPHAL, 28th Oct: Manipur State Cooperative Bank Limited (MSCB) has donated a sum of Rs 5 lakh for the upcoming Manipur Sangai Festival 2018.
Managing Director of MSCB A Subash Singh and other officials handed over the cheque to Chief Minister N Biren Singh in the presence of Director Tourism W Ibohal Singh during a ceremony held at Chief Minister’s Secretariat on Sunday.
Expressing happiness, CM Biren said that it is a sign of positive development that people are extending their support and co-operation for grand success of the upcoming Manipur Sangai Festival 2018. He further informed that more individuals and companies are approaching the government for sponsoring the upcoming Festival.
Biren informed that apart from Princess of Thailand and Chief Ministers of Sagaing and Mandalay region of Myanmar, for the first time in the history of Manipur, the US Ambassador to India will attend the festival.
The Manipur Sangai Festival 2018 would be held at different venues, namely Keibul Lamjao, Imphal (Hapta Kangjeibung, Lamboi Khongnangkhong and Mao, he added.
Mention may be made here that with Sunday's donation, Manipur State Cooperative Bank Limited became the second Diamond Sponsor for the upcoming event. Earlier, Panthoibi Housing Finance Company Limited donated a sponsorship amount of R 5 lakh for the Festival.