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Assam: CM inaugurated projects worth ₹693.29 cr in Bongaigaon district

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Assam: A ‘Fortnight for Development’ (বিকাশৰ বাবে এটা পষেক) programme has begun on 5th December with the laying down and auspicious inauguration of infrastructure projects covering 11 districts of the state in an effort to achieve the goal of people’s welfare and overall development of the state. The programme began on Monday at Bongaigaon College on the first day of the programme. On this auspicious occasion, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma welcomed the college’s teachers and students.

Assam CM also announced a slew of development projects, including a 200-bed hospital & medical college (₹ 610-cr) and an Integrated DC Office (₹50-cr), for the Bongaingaon district.

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced on Tuesday that a ‘Development Fortnight’ will be observed from December 5 to 18, during which several development projects will be launched across the state.

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This was one of several announcements made by the Assam Chief Minister during his media address in Silchar at the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Cachar district.


According to CM Sarma, the fortnight will begin with the start of construction work on a medical college in Bongaigaon. The project will cost Rs 1,000 crores to build.

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Similarly, a programme commemorating the occasion will be held on December 6 at Nalbari. Morigaon will host them on December 8, with Golaghat following on December 9.

The Assam Chief Minister also stated that construction work for several projects will begin in Biswanath on December 10. Similarly, on December 15, the focus will shift to Dibrugarh, and on December 16, to Jorhat.

Following that, CM Sarma focused on the Assam government’s flagship ‘Orunodoi Scheme.’ He stated that the scheme will attempt to include more beneficiaries in subsequent phases.

The Assam government will allocate Rs 4,000 crores from its budget to the scheme, which will provide financial assistance. The application process will begin on January 7, 2023, according to CM Sarma.

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