Silchar: A meeting of the District Development Committee was held in Silchar at the conference hall of Deputy Commissioner on Monday. The meeting was presided over by Deputy Commissioner of Cachar, Laya Madduri. ADC Bikram Dev Sharma reviewed the progress made in implementing the programme of Independence Day on August 15. In this connection, Dev Sharma instructed the officials concerned to complete all preparatory work two days prior to the ceremony. Laya Madduri emphasized the importance of launching a cruise on the Barak River along with an amusement park on the banks of the Barak River.
Under the city infrastructure development fund (CIDF) the required amount will be spent on this project. The meeting emphasized on accelerating the work of Silchar Bypass Road. It was informed that the subway approach road was elevated from Tarapur National Highway Road and its repair work was given to the Department of PWD roads. Discussions were also held on the projects such as child labour and trafficking, progress in agriculture department works and Beti Bachao Beti Padao etc. Milk producers under Dairy Cooperative Societies of Cachar are ready to supply milk.
In this regard, sensitization meetings were held already, Diary Development Officer mentioned at the meeting in the conference hall. If funds under ONGC CSR is received the milk processing plant under Town Milk Supply Scheme, Silchar Dairy Development will be ready to operate within 3 months. At the meeting, District Transport Officer Siddhartha Saikia said that a total amount of Rs 92,000 has been collected so far from traffic law violators.
Other issues like progress works of the mini secretariat and district library, management of solid and liquid waste were also discussed at the meeting. Additional Deputy Commissioner Vikram Dev Sharma and others were also present at the meeting.