DHUBRI: A meeting of the City Infrastructure Development Fund (CIDF) was held on Thursday with Dhubri Development Commissioner (DDC), Banashree Nath in the chair at the DC’s conference hall to discuss the concept papers submitted by the consultant groups.
In the meeting, committee members of CIDF and consultant groups presented their concept papers with power-point projection and discussed them.
“Many major projects, including construction of New Market, Bou Bazar, Aadarsh Market, renovation and modernization of District Library with its auditorium, development of Dhubri Mela Committee area with open theatre and boundary wall, electric crematorium, installation of CCTV in vulnerable public places, automatic car parking facility, construction of multi-storey town hall with marriage hall therein for people belonging to BPL category free of cost, construction of Assam Sangha Hall with Dhubri District Museum therein, replacing present electrical posts with tubular posts, bus stand, construction of auditorium in Bholanath College, and restoration and renovation of historical and heritage sites of Dhubri town were shortlisted,” Dhubri district BJP vice-president and a senior member of the committee, Dr. Debamoy Sanyal informed The Sentinel.
Dr. Sanyal also informed that besides these, some small projects, including beautification works at Tetultola and a welcome gate at Dhubri Railway Station were also discussed.
Another member and Director of Necardo, Binoy Bhattacharjee informed that apart from this, roughly one-third of the total CIDF fund also would be spent for development of Brahmaputra River Front from Zila Parishad to Panchughat while two-third of the fund would be spent for major projects. Later talking to The Sentinel, DDC Banashree Nath said that they had discussed the concept papers of the projects and put forward suggestions for changes to suit the requirements. “Rs. 100 crore was sanctioned for the Dhubri town by the State Government under CIDF to develop the town through infrastructural projects to fulfill the long-standing demands of the people and to cover a huge gap of development,” Nath added.