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Himanta vows to make Karbi Anglong No-1 dist

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DIPHU, Jan 9 - The Minister for Health and Finance Department, Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, on Monday laid foundation stone of various buildings under NITI AAYOG, a one-time Central sponsored scheme. He inaugurated the office of the Additional Chief Medical and Health Officer (FW) at the building of Joint Director of Health Services, Karbi Anglong. Sarma also laid the foundation stone for the construction of state-of-the-art sports complex at Karbi Anglong Sports Association (KASA) ground.

While pointing out on the allocation of various Development funds, Dr Himanta Sarma said that an amount of Rs 94 crore has been released to Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) for the developmental works under Centre-sponsored schemes, adding that the State government is taking a comprehensive step to make Karbi Anglong number 1 district in the State by providing more development funds.

From the amount of Rs 94 crore, four luxurious schemes are being taken up, he added. A sports complex at KASA ground, a sports complex at Donkamukam, a central auditorium hall at Hamren will be constructed in West Karbi Anglong district and Diphu river will also be beautified with the fund, Dr Sarma said.

It may be mentioned here that the office of the Additional Chief Medical and Health Officer was officially inaugurated on Monday. A 30-bed hospital is announced to construct at Bokajan as well as Baithalangso each. Moreover, an amount of Rs 235 crore has already been sanctioned by the State government for the completion of Hills Medical College at Diphu.

At least 1,000 jobs will be created and the educated unemployed youths of Karbi Anglong will be engaged in the Grade III and IV posts. The advertisement for the 1,000 posts likely to be made by April and appointment by October, 2017, the Minister announced.

He further said that government has a plan of setting up a Hill University, a B Pharmacist and Dental institute in the hill district in incorporation with the Hills Medical College. Besides, while speaking in respect of conduct TET, Dr Sarma announced that the KAAC will be empowered completely to conduct the TET exam separately. No approval of SIU for Grade III and IV posts is needed. The KAAC has been empowered to conduct interviews and they will be able to fill up the vacant post according to their needs, Dr Sarma added.

Speaking on the demonstration staged by the Congress against the demonetisation move of Union government, Dr Sarma termed the Congress as invalid cash note of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 now. However, Dr Sarma also highlighted about the recently launched health scheme by State government and Rs 2 lakh will be given from State government for medical expenses of cancer, kidney and heart patients.

KAAC, CEM, Tuliram Ronghang, thanked State government for releasing Rs 94.11 crore � the one-time assistance of Central government. Out of the amount, Rs 45 crore was allotted for sports complex at KASA stadium in Diphu, Rs 25 crore for another sports complex at Donkamukam, Rs 10 for auditorium at Hamren in West Karbi Anglong and Rs 10 crore for cleaning and beautification of Diphu river, Ronghang said.

During the meeting, four MLAs comprising Sum Ronghang, Joyram Engleng, Dr Mansing Rongpi and Dr Numal Momin and East Karbi Anglong District Committee, BJP president Ratan Teron and West Karbi Anglong District Committee, BJP president Arun Terang and EMs and MACs, KAAC were also present.

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Himanta vows to make Karbi Anglong No-1 dist

DIPHU, Jan 9 - The Minister for Health and Finance Department, Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, on Monday laid foundation stone of various buildings under NITI AAYOG, a one-time Central sponsored scheme. He inaugurated the office of the Additional Chief Medical and Health Officer (FW) at the building of Joint Director of Health Services, Karbi Anglong. Sarma also laid the foundation stone for the construction of state-of-the-art sports complex at Karbi Anglong Sports Association (KASA) ground.

While pointing out on the allocation of various Development funds, Dr Himanta Sarma said that an amount of Rs 94 crore has been released to Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) for the developmental works under Centre-sponsored schemes, adding that the State government is taking a comprehensive step to make Karbi Anglong number 1 district in the State by providing more development funds.

From the amount of Rs 94 crore, four luxurious schemes are being taken up, he added. A sports complex at KASA ground, a sports complex at Donkamukam, a central auditorium hall at Hamren will be constructed in West Karbi Anglong district and Diphu river will also be beautified with the fund, Dr Sarma said.

It may be mentioned here that the office of the Additional Chief Medical and Health Officer was officially inaugurated on Monday. A 30-bed hospital is announced to construct at Bokajan as well as Baithalangso each. Moreover, an amount of Rs 235 crore has already been sanctioned by the State government for the completion of Hills Medical College at Diphu.

At least 1,000 jobs will be created and the educated unemployed youths of Karbi Anglong will be engaged in the Grade III and IV posts. The advertisement for the 1,000 posts likely to be made by April and appointment by October, 2017, the Minister announced.

He further said that government has a plan of setting up a Hill University, a B Pharmacist and Dental institute in the hill district in incorporation with the Hills Medical College. Besides, while speaking in respect of conduct TET, Dr Sarma announced that the KAAC will be empowered completely to conduct the TET exam separately. No approval of SIU for Grade III and IV posts is needed. The KAAC has been empowered to conduct interviews and they will be able to fill up the vacant post according to their needs, Dr Sarma added.

Speaking on the demonstration staged by the Congress against the demonetisation move of Union government, Dr Sarma termed the Congress as invalid cash note of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 now. However, Dr Sarma also highlighted about the recently launched health scheme by State government and Rs 2 lakh will be given from State government for medical expenses of cancer, kidney and heart patients.

KAAC, CEM, Tuliram Ronghang, thanked State government for releasing Rs 94.11 crore � the one-time assistance of Central government. Out of the amount, Rs 45 crore was allotted for sports complex at KASA stadium in Diphu, Rs 25 crore for another sports complex at Donkamukam, Rs 10 for auditorium at Hamren in West Karbi Anglong and Rs 10 crore for cleaning and beautification of Diphu river, Ronghang said.

During the meeting, four MLAs comprising Sum Ronghang, Joyram Engleng, Dr Mansing Rongpi and Dr Numal Momin and East Karbi Anglong District Committee, BJP president Ratan Teron and West Karbi Anglong District Committee, BJP president Arun Terang and EMs and MACs, KAAC were also present.