NORTH LAKHIMPUR, April 5 - Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today launched six new schemes at Dhakuwakhona sub-division of Lakhimpur in bid to bring in development and improve connectivity in the district.
Addressing the gathering, Chief Minister said that Dhakuakhana is a place which has curved its niche in the socio, cultural and spiritual uplift of the state. He said that the present state government after coming to power has prepared a roadmap for the balanced development of all areas of the state.
While elaborating his future plans, the Chief Minister said that for the all-round development of the state, his government has decided to set up a Medical College in Lakhimpur, a Centre for Indian Council of Agricultural Research at Gogamukh, a Cultural University at Majuli, a Sports University at Chabua, Dr Bhupen Hazarika Sammanaya Kshetra at Sadiya, an Engineering College in Dhemaji and a Cancer Hospital in Lakhimpur.
Giving a snapshot of all the good works of the present state government, Chief Minister said that under the present dispensation, employment avenues for 45, 000 youths of the state have been created. He also said that the recruitment process has been made transparent without any favour to anybody which rarely happened in the state before. He also appealed to the students to work hard and get a competitive edge to achieve success in life.
Sonowal also informed that all the vacancies in the government sector will be filled up and asked the youth to take advantage of that.
Speaking on the occasion Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Naba Kumar Doley said that his ministry with the active support of the Chief Minister has been taking several steps for improving the existing infrastructure in the state. He said the newly-launched Kanaklata Mahila Sabalikaran Achoni in the state has vowed to empower more than one lakh women through self-help groups (SHGs) with active financial support.
Member of Parliament Pradan Barua, MLA Debananda Hazarika, Chief Executive Member of Mising Autonomous Council Sunil Pegu and a host of other dignitaries were present on the occasion.