From our Correspondent
TINSUKIA, May 24: Tinsukia MLA Sanjay Kishan presented a year-long performance report at a press meet held on Wednesday. Detailing the achievement during the past one-year tenure in Tinsukia Assembly segment, Kishan said he did not compromise with any sub-standard work in respect of any scheme whether it was MLALAD or Central Government funds. Laying priority on road, drain, light, garbage disposal and other public amenities, the MLA claimed that he had been constantly monitoring the developmental schemes even as there might be some lapses. He was confident to convert the dirtiest town in Assam into a healthy and beautiful town in the next couple of years.
Replying to a volley of questions from media persons, Kishan clarified that he would remove the ambiguities in the report as most of the data were furnished by the department concerned assuring that the genuineness of the beneficiaries would be ascertained through proper verification. He urged upon the public to lodge complaints against irregularities and so also to put forward suggestion. With a Rs-200 crore package for Tinsukia in the pipeline, a DPR would be prepared after through consultation giving emphasis on parking and construction of over-bridge. When asked about the by-pass, Kishan said the legal impasse over land compensation would be sorted out as early as possible.
The media persons were unimous to suggest for a better streamlining of municipal body activities to which he was alleged to be a mute spectator. The media persons suggested that the antecedents of contractors should be assessed prior to awarding job assignments. When pointed out that one road contractor left 25 roads under Tinsukia municipality incomplete for the last five months, the MLA said the contractor in question was untraceable and he was contemplating to blacklist him.