Silchar, May 20: Forest department will soon take concrete steps for constructing good and proper roads for reaching Bhuban Hills. This was assured by Assam Minister for Forest, Excise and Fisheries Parimal Suklabaidya at a recently held programme at Amraghat Bazaar in Dholai. He said that till date, no good measures have been taken in this regard. He distributed teaching, learning and training materials for children with multiple intellectual disabilities at the programme. A total number of 20 persons were handed over the kits. The programme was conducted under the aegis of the National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities (NIEPMD), Chennai under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government in collaboration with the Governing Body of Kalpataru Institute of Entrepreneurship under the guidance of District Social Welfare (DSW) office, Cachar.
“Every year more than 3 lakh devotees visit Bhuban Hills during Maha Shivratri. A large number of people have lost their lives. It is really shameful,” the Minister added to say. Later, he inaugurated a Keshav Smarak Sankriti Surabhi (KSSS) sponsored computer centre and distributed kits of learning materials to the parents of the differently-abled children. Among others present on the occasion included Subhrangshu Shekhar Bhattacharjee, president, KSSS, SP Rakesh Roushan and others.