TANGLA, June 29: The ruling BJP convened a press meet here at Udalguri in the party office where MLA of Sipajhar LAC, Binanda Saikia briefed the Udalguri district media persons on the achievement of the State and Union governments in implementing various people-friendly projects as part of its nationwide Jana Sampark Abhiyan on Thursday. Addressing the media persons, MLA Saikia said, “The BJP-led governments both in the Centre and State have been putting every possible effort so that the economically-weaker sections of society get the maximum benefit from government schemes and we can boast that during the last four years under the skilled and able leadership of Prime Minister Modi we have been able to reach the target which was not done in last 70 years since Independence.”
He presented a detailed report card of the Sonowal government and said that the government was going on the right track of development. He referred to various completed, ongoing and future action plans and projects of the State government as well as the Union government. Referring to the various projects implemented in Udalguri district, Saikia informed that an amount of Rs. 15 crore had been sanctioned to complete the Udalguri Bhairabkunda PWD road under the BADP scheme and soon the road construction would be completed.
In the same way, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) had sanctioned an amount of Rs.289 crore to complete the ongoing Udalguri-Tamulpur State Highway, the construction of which going on war footing. The BJP leader also said that a total of 413 PMGSY roads in Udalguri district along with 68 RCC bridges would be completed within 2018 while an amount of Rs 31 crore had been sanctioned to complete the Udalguri Sapkati-Bhakatpara road under the NLCPR.
However, he admitted that the health and public health engineering sector in the district were not up to the mark and the government would take initiative to solve these problems very soon. The press meet was also attended by president and secretary of Udalguri district committee of BJP, Kartick Boro and Ajay Hazarika respectively.