KOKRAJHAR, July 18 - Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi made a maiden visit to Kokrajhar on Wednesday and appealed to the law enforcing agencies to take joint efforts in tackling any kind of disturbances in the areas.
While chairing a high-level meeting with the security officials, he said that there should be a concerted effort among the law enforcing agencies to thwart any subversive activities.
On his arrival at the BTC headquarters, the Governor was accorded warm traditional reception by BTC Principal Secretary Biren Chandra Phukan, IGP, BTAD, Anurag Agarwal, Kokrajhar Deputy Commissioner Niranjan Baruah, SP Kokrajhar Rajen Sing
and others at Kokrajhar Circuit House.
Mukhi also held a meeting with the security agencies and district administration at the conference hall of the Circuit House .
He also reviewed the ongoing schemes being implemented by various State Government departments.
During the meeting he also asked the officials to proper implementation of funds and at the same time the Governor underscored the need for timely completion of the projects for the betterment of the common man.
He asked the agriculture, irrigation, fishery, soil conservation and veterinary departments to work with full dedication and commitment. �We need to double the income of the farmers by way of scientific cultivation,� he said while chairing the meeting. The Governor asked the education department to create a congenial atmosphere in the education institutes.
Later, Mukhi visited Kokrajhar Science College, RN Brahma Civil Hospital, Kokrajhar Police Station and Ghoskata village. He monitored the cleanliness of surrounding in the town under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. He hailed the Chairman of Kokrajhar Municipal Board (KMB) Bishnu Narzary who has been working relentlessly to clean Kokrajhar town since assuming office. He is also instrumental in implementing Solid and Liquid Resource Management SLRM. In Ghoskata, he reviewed the progress of electricity connection. He asked the concerned officials to complete the connection of electricity to illuminate the un-electrified household by 31 July.
The Governor also held discussions with various delegations such as ABSU, ABMSU, AKRSU, AASAA, AGSU, ASU, BSU, Dularai Bathou Dhwrwm Afat, Dularai Boro Harimu Afat, Bodoland Indigenous Games Association (BIGA), All Bodoland Taekwondo Association (ABTA), officials of Kokrajhar District Sports Association (KDSA), BPF, UPPL, Congress (I), BJP, elected members and leaders of religious organizations. He heard the problems of the delegations and assured them to take up their problems with the government for solution.