Four rural development schemes launched at Tangla
From our Correspondent
MANGALDAI, Dec 30: A long-felt need of the people living in rural areas in Tangla in Udalguri district will soon be fulfilled as Executive Member for Transport and Soil Conservation of Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) Jagadish Sarkar on Wednesday laid the foundation of four schemes.
River ika at Jorpukhuri has been causing erosion. Taking a serious note of this, the Soil Conservation department of BTC at the initiative of Jagadish Sarkar has sanctioned an amount of Rs 14.80 lakh under ika River Training Programme. Similarly, due to non-construction of the cal at Subhaspalli, the residents of locality were facing the problem of water logging. The Irrigation department of BTC under annual operation plan has sanctioned an amount of Rs. 15 lakh for the cal. At the same time the residents of Dakkhin lbari were facing tremendous hardship due to the dilapidated condition of the road. The Urban Area Development department of BTC has accordingly sanctioned an amount of Rs. 25 lakh for construction of the interlocking concrete block pavement on road from Dakhin lbari to Hospital Road at Ward no. 3.
Executive Member Jagadish Sarkar, in presence of Paneri legislator Kamali Basumatary, former MCLA Keshab Chandra Deka, vice-chairman of Tangla Town Committee, Sanjay Sen and other office bearers of BPF, on Wednesday laid the foundation of all the three schemes.
Laying the foundation, Jagadish Sarkar appealed to the contractors concerned not to compromise on the quality of work which would affect the interest of the public living in the remote areas. He also announced that an amount of Rs. 2.62 crore had already been sanctioned under annual operation plan of PWD for improvement of the roads and other development works, particularly for the people of Mudoibari Council Legislative Constituency. Coming down heavily on the Congress and BJP, he criticized the failure of both the parties to undertake any development works in the BTC area. Taking part in the function, legislator Kamali Basumatary appreciated the initiative of the Executive Member Jagadish Sarkar for expediting the pace of the development activities in the areas of his constituency and termed him as a dymic leader.
Earlier, he also laid the foundation of the proposed boundary wall, new building and earth filling works at Majikuchi Samabay Samiti to be constructed with a sanctioned amount of Rs. 21.21 lakh under the Cooperation department of the BTC.