Guwahati: With an aim to improve rural connectivity and generate employment in the villages, chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday launched the Mukhyamantri Grammya Paribahan Achoni and distributed vehicles under the scheme to beneficiaries at a programme held at Assam Administrative Staff College.
The scheme was launched by transport department following an announcement made by the Assam CM in the earlier year.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister urged the beneficiaries to create success stories of self reliance and entrepreneurship through the vehicles received under Mukhyamantri Grammya Paribahan Achoni and inspire others in the their villages to explore self employment opportunities.
The Chief Minister also said that, apart from boosting rural connectivity, the vehicles provided under the scheme would also come in handy in medical emergency situations as critical patients can be transported to nearest health facility on time with the vehicles. He expressed optimism that the selected beneficiaries would make the scheme a success by setting a thriving example of entrepreneurship and self employment.
Saying that the process of making ‘Atma Nirbhar’ Assam been initiated by the state government through schemes like these, Sonowal stressed on the importance of hard-work and dedication to become successful in any endeavor while commenting that no government self employment scheme can succeed if the beneficiaries do not utilize the opportunities to the fullest.