Imphal (Manipur), Jan 7 : The foundation stone for two Ima Keithel/Women Markets at Sekmai and Kanglatongbi in Sekmai AC, Imphal West was laid today by the state Chief Minister N . Biren Singh with a primary motive to empower the women of the area in their commercial activities and self reliance and provide them immense economic opportunities.
The two improved markets will facilitate the women vendors of different communities residing in the area.
Already 7 Ima Keithel/ Women Markets have been inaugurated and functioning in Hill districts and Jiribam, another 6 Women Markets are under construction at different districts.
Foundation is being laid for another 10 markets is various historical Ima Keithel sites all over the State.