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Assam Cabinet Dibrugarh: CM Secretariat office to set up in Dibrugarh, Raj Bhavan in Tezpur

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Assam Cabinet Dibrugarh: The state cabinet meeting, presided over by Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday, decided to establish a Chief Minister’s secretariat office in Dibrugarh and a Raj Bhavan in Tezpur, in addition to the existing ones in Dispur. This was one of several decisions made during the cabinet meeting, which was held in the deputy commissioner’s conference hall. The Chief Minister announced the decision at the conclusion of the cabinet meeting, saying, “A permanent CM’s Secretariat office will be established in Dibrugarh.”

The CM’s secretariat, which is currently based in Dispur, will relocate to Dibrugarh. The Chief Minister will be required to visit the new secretariat twice or three times per month. In addition, a new Raj Bhavan will be built in Tezpur. In Barak Valley, a mini-secretariat is already in the works. We all know that Dibrugarh is a commercial centre, whereas Tezpur is a cultural centre. The decision will be extremely beneficial to the people.”

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The Chief Minister also stated that a state floriculture mission will be implemented in Assam to capitalise on the state’s vast flower market. “Flowers are in high demand in the state. Flowers must now be purchased in Kolkata markets or imported from Thailand. Our state horticulture mission will involve 20,000 farmers. The first phase of the mission will cost Rs 150 crore, according to the CM.
He also announced that Rs 300 crore will be spent on the MOITRI scheme for improving police stations and infrastructure.

The cabinet meeting also approved the relocation of Dibrugarh Central Jail to the Tingkhong area. After three years of relocation to the new site, the current Dibrugarh central jail will be converted into a cultural centre. Furthermore, Dibrugarh University will launch two new postgraduate courses in applied psychology and geography.

The cabinet decided to build an 8-story staff quarters at the Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH), a state-of-the-art convention centre, increase the seating capacity of Khanikar outdoor stadium from 5,000 to 15,000, build a state police sports centre at Dibrugarh police reserve playground, flood light Chowkidinghee playground, build a hockey stadium at Naharkatia, 5 new bridges, build two major roads, and renovate

Assam Cabinet Decisions:

❖ CM Secretariat unit at Dibrugarh
❖ Multi-storey Staff Quarters at AMCH: ₹300 cr 1500-capacity International Convention Centre 500-capacity auditorium
→ Conversion of Khanikar Integrated Sports Complex (from 5,000 to 15,000 capacity)
❖ Flood lights at Chowkidinghee playground
Hockey ground at Naharkatia
❖ 2-lane road from Sessa to Itakhuli (15 km)
❖ 25-km road on embankment from Aghunibari to Khowang ❖ Anti-erosion and RS works on Brahmaputra: 450 cr
Lakshminath Bezbaruah Park and Khanikar Park: 75 cr each ❖ Police Reserve Field to be upgraded to State Police Sports Centre
❖ Dibrugarh Jail to be shifted to Tingkhong
Applied Psychology & Geography Depts in Dibrugarh University

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