Hailakandi: Colourful tableaux, disciplined parades, and enthusiasm and excitement among students marked the day as patriotic fervour gripped Hailakandi district on the 70th Republic Day which passed off peacefully amid tight security.
Unfurling the national tricolour after taking salute of the impressive parades put up by contingents of the armed forces, police forces, home guards, NCC scouts and school students at the Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Stadium here on Saturday, Hailakandi Deputy Commissioner, Keerthi Jalli said the administration is wholly committed to transform the aspirational district to a developed district of the country and sought the support and cooperation of the people to make it happen.
Advocating a zero tolerance policy against corruption, the Deputy Commissioner said, “The administration will not tolerate corruption and anyone found indulging in corruption will be dealt with severely.” She said the efforts of the police administration made it possible for Hailakandi district to maintain peace and harmony.
Outlining the achievements made by the district, Jalli said 22 new roads are being constructed by the PWD, while the PHED completed 296 piped water supply out of 312 schemes. Jalli said the district has become open defecation free (ODF) with construction of 84,614 individual household latrines under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Under RKVY, 39 numbers of low lift pump sets have been installed, besides distribution of 82 tractors under the Chief Minister’s Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana, she said. Jalli said the present government has taken up a slew of measures to empower women, youth and marginalised sections of the society.
Under Kanaklata Mahila Sabalikaran Achoni, process is on to set up 1.13 lakh SHGs, she said, adding that 92 per cent people have benefited under Ayushman Bharat and Atal Amrit Abhiyan, including Hailakandi district. Cultural shows depicting India’s diversity were presented by college students and artistes, while the administration showcased the schemes and projects of the state and central governments covering various departments by way of floats.
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