Silchar: Khaspur, which is home to the ruins of the Dimasa Kingdom, will be soon developed into a popular tourist destination. The village will be built in the model of the Kalakshetra in Guwahati.
This announcement was made by the Chief Minister in a press conference in Silchar on Monday in the presence of the media. CM Sarma said that Khaspur will be made into a popular tourist destination by the Assam government and will be built in the model of the Kalakshetra. He added that several plans have been made for its development.
A budget of Rs. 10 crores was also announced for the historic Bhuvan Tirtha Vikas. In addition, several schemes were also announced by the Chief Minister for the Cachar district's development.
The Assam CM also announced that many schemes will be coming up for the development of Silchar Medical College and Hospital while addressing the media. The 500-bedded hospitals and SMCH Cancer Hospital will be completed by 2022.
All offices under the deputy commissioner will also be set up in the same place and an amount of Rs. 50 crores have been sanctioned to carry this out smoothly.
The Deputy Commissioner of Cachar district has also been instructed to manage land within a period of 10 days. CM Sarma has also expressed his plans to merge the Avarta Bhawan with the office of the Deputy Commissioner.
The district administration has also been instructed to fix land in Lakshmipur so that the Silchar Central Jail can be shifted there.
A total of Rs. 116 crores have also been sanctioned for the construction of the Mini Secretariat in the Barak Valley. The construction is to be completed in two years.
The route from Silchar to Silchar Medical College and Hospital will also be extended.