GUWAHATI: Assam’s Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday inaugurated completed projects and further laid foundation stone of future projects totalling Rs 14.17 crore at Sarthebari.
The Chief Minister said that the State Government has been taking various steps to achieve holistic development of Assam in all spheres since coming to power in 2016 and efforts have been made to build a robust work culture in the government offices to ensure that the public welfare schemes are implemented on time along with carrying out a relentless campaign against corrupt practices.
He also stressed that the present State Government has been striving to implement all the clauses of the Assam Accord in letter and spirit. He said that the historic programme to provide land pattas to 1.10 lakh landless indigenous families has been implemented to ensure the land rights of the local people in Assam while providing funds to 8 thousand namghars and satra under Asom Darsan scheme and giving monetary aids to indigenous Sahitya Sabhas under Bhasha Gaurab scheme.
He called on the people of the state to work together with the government to safeguard the interest of the state and urged the students to dedicatedly pursue their academic goals to take forward the state. He appealed to the people to keep strict watch over the quality of construction work of the projects implemented at Na-Satra.
Earlier today, Sonowal interacted with the artisans engaged in the bell metal industry of Sarthebari and took stock of the manufacturing process of bell metal products. He also visited the ruling mill of Asom Samabai Kohar Sangha Ltd. Notably, Assam Government had already provided a fund of Rs 1 crore to AsomSamabaiKohar Sangha Ltd for the development of bell metal industry.