DIBRUGARH, June 26 - Marking the completion of four years of Modi-led government at the Centre, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today spelled out a litany of welfare measures initiated by the Centre during the past four years. A brief account of the developmental activities undertaken by Sarbananda Sonowal-led government in the State was also highlighted before the media as part of the reach out programme.
Addressing newsmen at the BJP office here today, BJP leader Pabitra Margherita read out a slew of ongoing developmental schemes of the Centre and the State government. The prominent among the schemes included establishments of 19 cancer hospitals, construction of roads, housing, insurance policies, bank credit schemes, opening bank accounts, Pradhan Mantri Sukanya Samridhi Yojana Account (Girl Child Prosperity Account), LPG distribution under Ujjwala scheme, establishments of new universities, IITs, IIMs, IIITs, AIMS, Central schools and Navodaya Vidyalaya, among others.
The actor turned BJP leader also said that as part of the State government�s policy to provide corrupt-free governance to the people, the government had taken strong steps against corruption and got at least 74 people arrested in the State. He also highlighted upcoming projects like New Borjhar Airport Terminus, 1500-kilometre gas pipeline connection from Guwahati to Tinsukia via Numaligarh road, railway double tracking, electrification of railway etc.
�The government is making sincere efforts in carrying out all round development in the State. The ongoing projects are being monitored and will be completed at all cost,� said Margherita. BJP�s district president Indra Gogoi also addressed the media.
The speakers, however, failed to give satisfying replies to the queries raised by newsmen on issues like the sudden halt of the DTP drain construction, abandoned state of several new hospital buildings, road repairs and revival of the plants of Brahamaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited (BVFCL), Namrup.