From a Correspondent
DHUBRI, Dec 31: Twenty xerox machines with stabilizer each were distributed among BPL youths from three assembly constituencies of Dhubri subdivision of Dhubri district recently. Speaking as the chief guest at a simple function held at Dhubri Subdivisiol Welfare Office premises, Dhubri Additiol Deputy Commissioner Pallab Mazumdar said that the State Government launched this scheme for SC youths living below the poverty line to make them self-reliant.
“I call upon all youth beneficiaries to make best of use of these xerox machines to earn your livelihood with sincerity and to support your families,” Mazumdar added.
Dhubri Subdivisiol Welfare Officer Santrish Gharhalia also addressed the meeting and appealed to the beneficiaries to open outlets and start the copier business which is considered to be a profitable one.
Talking to The Sentinel, Sukanta Biswas (24) of Pub Ratiadah village under Golokganj assembly constituency expressed his happiness at receiving the xerox machine and said that he would install it in the shop of his father in Ratiadah village market and start the business.
Bikash Ravidas (27) of College Road area of Dhubri town too said that he would open an outlet for the copier business. “My father has been suffering from paralysis for a long time and I am the only bread earner of the family, so this xerox machine will be a great help to my family. I thank the department for selecting me as one of the beneficiaries,” Ravidas added. Chairman of the Subdivisiol Scheduled Caste Board, Uttam Kumar Das also attended and addressed the meeting.