MORIGAON, March 2 - The Deputy Commissioner of Morigaon, Rakesh Kumar, has received the Chief Minister�s Award for Excellence in Public Administration at a programme held at Khanapara in Guwahati on Monday.
He was given the award for his performances in implementation of several schemes of Panchayat and Rural Development Department in the district. Under the guidance of the DC, a total of 183 km of rural roads were constructed connecting 500 remote villages by cement concrete (CC) blocks. The Morigaon Zila Parishad and DRDA, Morigaon, established a CC factory at Bhurbandha which has resulted in significantly reducing the cost of materials.
Even after the completion of 67 years of Independence, there was no connectivity to four villages in Mayong revenue circle in Morigaon district. But due to the relentless efforts of the DC, this major achievement took place.
A major project of Irrigation Department was installed at Barunguri under Bhurbandha block which provided irrigated water to 2,200 hectares of land for double cropping. The Morigaon district also received national award for best implementation of the MGNREGA last year from Central Government.
At Barpeta: The Deputy Commissioner of Barpeta district, Ashwani Kumar, has been awarded Chief Minister�s Award for excellence in public administration in the category of �New Initiative - an Innovative Step of Efficient and Transparent Execution of Schemes/Programmes of State and Centre� for the year 2016.
It was awarded in appreciation of his outstanding performance in implementing the e-secretariat Pass System in the Assam Secretariat when he was joint secretary in Secretariat Administration Department, Assam Secretariat.
The award was presented to him by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi in a function held in Assam Administrative Staff College Khanapara, Guwahati, on Monday.
At Nalbari: The Nalbari district administration got the Chief Minister�s best award for excellence in public administration for ensuring flood free, clean and beautiful Nalbari, recently.
The Deputy Commissioner (DC), Dr Om Prakash, received the award from Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi in a function held at Khanapara Administrative Staff College, Guwahati. The DC received a certificate and a cash of Rs 25,000.
The DC was accompanied by Naren Das, Chief Executive Officer of Nalbari Municipality Board and Panchami Choudhury, Circle Officer of Nalbari Circle. It may be mentioned here that the DC last year took special measures to clean the drainage of Nalbari town to save the people from water-logging problems.
Besides, the DC has been giving more emphasis on the cleanliness and beautification of the area.