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Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday inaugurated various developmental projects in upper Assam.
Some projects inaugurated by the chief minister are the foundation stone laying ceremony of the new office building of SP, Dibrugarh at Thana Chariali, a new office building of Dibrugarh East Revenue Circle, Rural Road Network Management Unit at Phoolbagan, foundation stone of a development park near India Club in the reminiscence of Late Prof. Amaresh Dutta and Late Dr Phanindra Nath Ghosh, foundation stone laying ceremony of the District Science Centre and the allotment of certificates to small tea growers at Khanikar.
Chief minister Sonowal also attended the inauguration ceremony of Bishnu Rabha Sports Complex (Phase -1), Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of Retrofitting works of Mirigaon PWSS, Bindhakata and Boragadhoi PWSS at Bindhakata, Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of Institute of Wildlife Health and Research and remotely laid foundation stone of Cachar Animal Safari and Rescue Centre, Sahitya Manishi Upaban, Dibrugarh and Sahitya Manishi Upaban, Digboi at Dinjan.
“Different developmental projects were inaugurated in Dibrugarh and Lahowal. We have laid the foundation stone of a new SP office with a cost of Rs 3 crore and inaugurated a new office building of Dibrugarh East Revenue Circle with a cost of Rs 1.50 crore. Our government is committed to working for the development of the people,” the chief minister said.
Sonowal distributed 471 land allotment certificates to small tea growers in a programme at Kahanikar.
Speaking at the programme, CM Sonowal lambasted the previous Congress government for not doing anything for the small tea growers.
“After our government came to power, we have prioritised to provide land pattas to the small tea growers because they are producing tea with their capability and working hand to hand to uplift the economy of Assam. We are grateful to them and urged them to produce more tea,” Sonowal said.
(Edited by Laxmi Chyrmang)