By Our Kokrajhar Web Desk
Kokrajhar (Assam) ,Sept , 13: A mission to come in close contact with rural people “Let’s go to the Villages (Gaon Loi Bolok)” has been initiated by Assam Social welfare and Soil conservation minister Pramila Rani Brahma in Kokrajhar district.
On Sunday, a review meeting of the Soil conservation department was held at Ultapani area for the first time along the Indo-Bhutan border in Kokrajhar district.
Minister, P. R Brahma chaired the meeting where senior officials and district officers from different districts of the state including Karbi Anglong,Cachar participated.
During the meeting, Brahma took stock about the implementation of the schemes and projects initiated by the department across the state.
Minister Brahma said that the review meeting was organized at the rural area to communicate with rural villagers for working out development and welfare activities in the state.
She emphasized the need to bring development among rural citizens and urged government officers to go to the rural areas and take care of the citizens’ development and welfare.
Brahma informed that she had started the ‘Gaon Loi Bolok’ mission when she was the Agriculture minister to take care of farmers in the state.
She said that such review meeting would be held in Majuli and Tinsukia in days to come to actively involve rural people as desired by the chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal .
“We must go to the rural areas to take stock about villager’s farming and living activities”, Brahma said.
She informed that the Soil conservation department was working hard for the welfare and development of the common masses in the state.
She also urged the concerned department officials to make proper implementation of the SOPD schemes and submit their financial bills by December for healthy development across the state.
The Soil conservation department has also decided to construct an inspection bunglow(IB) along the Saralbhanga River bank in Kokrajhar district.
The Saralpara picnic spot,located along the India-Bhutan border, which is situated around 70 kms from Kokrajhar district headquarters is now thronging with visitors and tourists from different districts of the state.
Amidst on going COVID-19 Pandemic,a large number of people are visiting the Saralpara with their friends and family members by maintaining Covid protocols.
To facilitate the visitors and tourists , the Soil conservation department has initiated to construct an IB at Saralpara.
Today ,Pramila Rani Brahma along with senior officials inspected the construction of IB bungalow at Saralpara.
She said that Soil conservation department is constructing an IB to facilitate home stay for the visiting tourists once it is completed after 12 months . Brahma requested the citizens from different areas to come enjoy the attractive natural view of the Saralpara River and Bhutan Hills .
“I am excited after seeing the beautiful and attractive natural scenes of the Saralbhanga River and Bhutan hills that comes from atop.The Saralpara site should be further improved”,an official from Silchar said.
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