Sarbananda Sonowal lays foundation stone of Model Residential School in Dhubri
Dhubri: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone of a Model Residential School under Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram, Ministry of Minority Affairs, at Chagolia Pt-I village under Golokganj legislative assembly constituency in Dhubri district on Sunday.
In residential school that aims at educational empowerment for the students for, minority communities, will be constructed at a cost of Rs 30.42 crore, informed Gaurav Bothra, Commissioner and Secretary to the Government of Assam for Welfare of Minorities and Development Department. He also informed that the institute after its completion, would have one academic and administrative block, four hostels with more than 100 capacity each, four teachers and staff quarters, Principal’s bungalow, guest house and dining-cum-kitchen.
The school will be equipped with all the modern facilities and will be totally free, where there will be 33 per cent reservation seats for day scholar girls and will have total 560 seats.
However, after laying the foundation stone, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal addressed a gathering and said that his government was working hard towards bringing back the lost glory of the district.
“This school will be a milestone towards the overall development of the district,” said Sonowal and added that more educational institutes would be inaugurated in the district, including a women’s college. “When these institutions will produce more educated and disciplined youths, the future of the district will not only be in good hands but an overall growth of the district is confirmed,” he added.
He also said lauded the achievements of his government and the BJP MLAs of the district and claimed that the State Government had done a lot of work, unlike any other previous government.
Sonowal also attended the silver jubilee function of Sankardev Sishu Niketan at Golokganj and addressed an open meeting there.