HAFLONG, June 26 - State Finance Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma while assuring the all-round development of Dima Hasao said on Sunday that he has received many memoranda on the development of education, health sectors etc., and for this, he along with his officials would come to Haflong to finalise a development package for the district in the month of July.
Sarma was at Maibang in the district as the chief guest at a function to inaugurate the new building of Sombhudhan Phonglo Chatri Niwas Hostel. The building has been donated by the State Bank of India.
The inaugural function of the hostel building was also attended by Debolal Gorlosa, Chief Executive Member, Kulendra Daolagupu, Subrata Thaosen, Executive Members, NC Hills Autonomous Council, Somayajulu, organising secretary, Akhil Bharatiya Vanabasi Kalyan Ashram, Mumbai, PVSLN Murthy, Chief General Manager, NE Circle, Guwahati along with a host of RSS and BJP activists as distinguished guests.
A well-attended meeting was also held with JL Jidung in the chair at the hostel premises where the chief guest Dr Himanta Biswas Sarma appreciated the work of the representatives of the Akhil Bharatiya Vanabasi Kalyan Ashram in the making of human beings, since our nation would prosper only when our people are sensitive. He said perhaps, the Akhil Bharatiya Vanabasi Kalyan Ashram is the only selfless organisation in our country which has as its only aim the development of human beings. He also appreciated the endeavour of the SBI authority terming it as a noble cause and hoped that in future also, it would come forward for such noble causes.
Somayajulu, the organising secretary, Akhil Bharatiya Vanabasi Kalyan Ashram, Mumbai in his speech detailed the activities of the Ashram in helping the downtrodden and the under privileged section of the society.
Earlier, Sadananda Waibra, secretary, Kalyan Ashram District Committee accorded a warm welcome to all the guests who were felicitated with traditional gamosas.