KALIABOR, Aug 11 - A paddy purchase centre established under the auspices of the Kaliabor Sub-Divisional Administration in collaboration with the Dhing Niyantrit Market Committee was inaugurated at Hatigaon here recently by State Water Resources and IT Minister Keshab Mahanta in the presence of officials concerned and others.
Inaugurating the centre, Mahanta, in his speech, disclosed that the paddy purchase centre would play a significant role in the progress and development of farmers in the State. The Government has launched the Chief Minister�s Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana, a mega project for the development of rural areas of the State, he said, adding that there would be nine mini missions under that mega project.
To implement this project, the State Government would provide 26,000 tractors to farmers of 26,000 revenue villages. Further, the Government will spend more than Rs 1 crore to establish all facilities in the villages, he added.
Earlier, Dinsenfa Borua, executive magistrate, described basic objectives of the function, while P Chakravarty, SDO (in-charge), Kaliabor gave his welcome address.