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PWD Minister lays foundation stone for repair work of 4 roads

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Silchar, Feb 19: Parimal Suklabaidya, Minister of PWD, Excise and Fisheries, laid the foundation stones under the Assam Road Maintence Scheme for repair and rehabilitation of 4 roads out of total 28 roads of this town on Sunday. The roads are from NH 53 at Cachar College Point to Madhuramukh, D Dyke Itkhola and Ghaniwala, for both the sides of Swamji Road Point, from Nutanpatty to Malugram and for both the sides of Steamer Ghat Road.

Rs.2 crores has been sanctioned for repair work of Cachar College Point to Madhuramukh, which is of a length of 2.62 kms, Rs. 1 crore has been sanctioned for repair work of both the sides of Swamiji Road Point, which is of 2.30 kms length and Rs. 2 crores for Steamer Ghat Road. Speaking at a simple function, PWD Minister said, “Since roads are an essential requisite for overall growth and development of an area, so the government has decided to repair and rehabilitate the damaged roads so that commuters and road users do not have to face any problem.” The Minister said, “Memories of good works remains and last forever. If I am able to serve people, I would be grateful and consider myself a worthy being.”

Manmohan th, executive engineer, Cachar said that he is 100% committed towards this repair work and that he will quit if any complaint is being registered. “I assure you all that I can deliver the best so that people can use good roads. We will start working on the rest 24 roads at the earliest.” Mohan Chandra Boro, commissioner and special secretary, PWD (Rural), Assam, said that America is rich and developed because the roads are excellent. “So if we can develop the roadways of this town, it will also be counted amongst developed cities. There are more packages in the pipeline, he added.

Mohan Chandra Boro also requested the residents of that area to cooperate with the workers at the time of repairing of the roads. Dilip Kumar Paul, Deputy Speaker of Assam Assembly, also requested people to cooperate with the workers so that the repair work is done quickly and hassle free.

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