BTC will spend Rs 100 crore in education sector in 2016-17: Mohilary
From our Correspondent
Bongaigaon, Jan 23: “From the central package of Rs 1,000 crore for BTC which we will get very soon, we will spend Rs 100 crore for education in the year 2016-17,” said Hagrama Mohilary, BTC chief, on Saturday in Chirang at the open meeting of the 55th convention of Bodo Sahitya Sabha (BSS).
Addressing the gathering, Mohilary said that the BTC administration had a budget of Rs 5 crore for education in the fincial year 2015-16. “But we have already got confirmation about getting a package of Rs 1,000 crore from the Central Government for development of BTC. For some technical problem Prime Minister Modi had not announced it in his Kokrajhar meeting. But it is sure that we will get that money. And I assure that from that money, we will spend Rs 100 crore for development of education sector in the fincial year 2016-17,” he said.
The second and fil day of the 55th convention of BSS ended successfully on Saturday in Mugacharan Brahma Field of Virengaon of Chirang district. The programme started with flag hoisting by Kameswar Brahma, BSS president.
In the morning a book release function was held where 30 books were released. After this programme, eminent social workers, writers and artistes among the Bodos were felicitated. In the evening , a grand mass meeting was held which was presided over by Kameswar Brahma, BSS president. Several noted persons including Khampa Borgoyari, deputy chief of BTC, Brajendra Brahma, former president of BSS, Hira Saraniya, MP, and G Brahma, former MP were present in this mass meeting.