Dakhin Ahatguri to get its first PMGSY road this year
MAJULI, May 2: Majuli district administration conducted the fifth edition of Ja Prashashan at Charai Chapori in Dakhin Ahatguri GP recently. The day-long programme was chaired by the Deputy Commissioner of Majuli, Pallav Gopal Jha. Local MP Pradan Baruah attended the innovative field programme organized by the Majuli administration to reach out to the people living in the far-remote areas of the river island district, stated a press release.
Addressing the gathering at the Ja Prashashan programme held at the Charai Chapori Community Hall, the chief guest of the programme, MP Baruah urged local public to be vigilant in implementation of all the government schemes in the area. He said, “Public should play an active role in monitoring the implementation of welfare and development schemes to ensure that the benefits reach the targeted sections. There should be no place for rrow politics in government schemes. I appeal to all the officials and Panchayat representatives to implement the welfare and development schemes of the government without any bias. Each and every citizen should be benefited from the schemes.”
He lauded the initiative by the administration to reduce the distance between common masses and the administration and to bring the administration close to the doorsteps of the rural people. Superintendent of Police of Majuli, Baibhav Nimbalkar, ADC of Majuli, Noren Das, in-charge BDO Majuli and Assistant Commissioner Dr. Joli Gogoi, SDMO and HO, Majuli, Dr. Dhrubajyoti Saikia along with district heads of 12 important government departments took part in the Ja Prashashan programme. The DC and the other top officials of the departments listened to the problems of the villagers of remote areas. As part of the programme, a direct interaction took place between the villagers and the top officials from the departments where the local public freely raised their grievances regarding various government schemes and the officials also answered their questions on the spot. During the Ja Prashashan programme, on behalf of Majuli district administration, PWD (Rural Roads) Assistant Executive Engineer Tarun Saikia made an important announcement to the local public that Dakhin Ahatguri GP would soon get the first pucca road under PMGSY. The kutcha road from Ghuria Tiniali to Sagunpara would be converted into a pucca road with three wooden bridges at lghat, Roumari and Ujiraati in the 2017-18 fincial year. PWD (Rural Roads) will simultaneously submit proposal to the government to construct two RCC bridges at lghat and Ujiraati.
The Majuli DC announced that the government had recently given administrative approval to a Rs. 5.71 crore scheme for restoration of the flood damages of embankment of River Brahmaputra at Dakhin Ahatguri and adjoining area under SDRF for 2016-17. Besides, a police station and an Inspection Bungalow would also be constructed in the remote, underdeveloped GP isolated by the River Brahmaputra from the mainland of Majuli district.