GUWAHATI, Jan 30 - Governor Professor Jagdish Mukhi today reviewed the development schemes being implemented in the Kamrup district.
The Governor also chaired a review meeting in the conference hall of the DC office and took a review of various development schemes and Swachh Bharat awareness campaign with the Deputy Commissioner KK Baishya and other officials.
Prof Mukhi said that considering the proximity of the district with Guwahati and in the wake of announcing of State Capital Region, where Kamrup district will play a key role, creation of infrastructure will be crucial in the district.
He asked the district administration to adopt an integrated approach to extend the fruits of development throughout the district with the special emphasis on sanitation, drinking water supply, sewerage, power supply, roads, healthcare and other civic amenities. He stressed the need for a holistic approach to meet the existing gaps in regard to road development, power, drinking water supply, health and medical care facilities.
On the educational front, the Governor asked the Inspector of Schools to strictly monitor the student-teacher ratio and do the needful in this regard. He also underscored the need for taking steps so that no children are left out in receiving compulsory education.
For the growth of agricultural production in the district, Prof Mukhi asked the District Agriculture Officer to encourage the farmers for growing cash crops and enhance the farmers' income by encouraging multi-cropping system.
He also asked the officials to fix targets for achieving the objectives for every programme related to agriculture.
The Governor also asked the DC to ensure repair of all the roads in the district that were damaged during the floods last year. He also asked all the district functionaries to be sincere, punctual and transparent in their dealings and contribute to the development of the district.
Prof Mukhi also inspected the Dadara Higher Secondary School, the Office of the Joint Director of Health Services and the Tolaram Bafna Civil Hospital.