Himanta Biswa Sarma Lays Foundations of Several Projects in Morigaon
A total of 12 projects worth a total of Rs 910.13 Cr was announced today.
MORIGAON: As the park of the ongoing "One Week for Development" Programme, the chief minister visited the district of Morigaon today, December 8. During his visit, Himanta Biswa Sarma laid the foundation stone for a total of 12 new projects and allocated a total of Rs 910.13 Cr for them.
The first and most important among these projects is the upcoming medical college and hospital in the Morigaon district of the state. This institution is being designed to cater to 100 new MBBS students every year and will incur a cost of Rs 647.37 Cr to the state exchequer.
Two sports complex projects have also been sanctioned by the state government in the district. One will be at Jagiroad and the second at the Manipur Regional Sports Association Ground. The upgradation of the Morigaon Polytechnic and Banpara ITI to centres of excellence in the district was also announced by the chief minister in his speech.
Several upgradation projects related to embankments and roads were also announced during this visit. These projects aim to control the damage done by floods every year, if not completely stop it. They also aim to control the soil erosion across the district by the Brahmaputra river.
Himanta Biswa Sarma also mentioned that 18000 beneficiaries will be added to the list of beneficiaries of the Arunodoi Scheme from the district of Morigaon. This process is said to begin next week. 5000 people in the district will be issued new ration cards.
The chief minister also flagged off the construction of a new office building for the Bharatiya Janata Party in the district. Expressing his happiness about this new project, the CM mentioned that the party offices are like temples for every worker of his party. And that it will enable the members to carry out the party affairs smoothly.