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CM Himanta inaugurates several bridges and visits school, AWC in Dhemaji

Prior to chairing the cabinet meeting at Dhemaji, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday


Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  1 Oct 2021 4:16 AM GMT

DHEMAJI: Prior to chairing the cabinet meeting at Dhemaji, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday visited Dihingia Chuk Anganwadi Centre in Dhemaji and interacted with the children there while taking stock of the facilities and services at the Centre. He thanked the Anganwadi workers and supervisors for their work and urged them to ensure proper implementation of the schemes for providing nutrition to the children and pregnant women. He also announced that State Government would provide Rs 25 lakh from Social Welfare Department for rebuilding the AWC, stated a press release.

The Chief Minister also visited the Batgharia HS School and Batgharia ME School in Dhemaji and interacted with students and teachers. He attended sports goods and gym equipment donation programme at Batgharia Anchalik Sports Club. Saying that education and sports must go hand in hand for all round development of the young generation and for building a strong future society, he announced that Education Department would provide necessary funds for construction of all classrooms in the HS School while Directorate of Sports will provide Rs 3 lakh annually for the Sports Club and one-time additional grant of Rs 10 lakh will be provided for purchasing rest of the sports equipment.

Education Minister Dr Ranuj Pegu, Finance Minister Ajanta Neog, Sports Minister Bimal Bora, MP Pradan Baruah and Member Secretary of SLAC for Students and Youth Welfare Lakhya Konwar were present at the programme.

Later, the Chief Minister also inaugurated three bridges in Dhemaji over Fatiha-Bardubi rivulet on the Bengenagora- Kothalguri road in Dhemaji built by PWD under PMGSY 2017-18, another over Batua River on Batua- Rangkup road under CM's Special Package and the Dusutimukh-Kaitong connecting bridge under PMGSY 2018-19.

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