For the first time in the state’s history, Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma convened a special cabinet meeting in Silchar.
Almost all Assam Cabinet Ministers arrived in Silchar Monday night on a special flight from the state capital, Guwahati.
According to Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on November 29, the Assam government has approved three new flyovers in the state’s capital of Guwahati.
The chief minister stated that the DPR for the flyovers will be prepared and will take one year to complete.
The decision was made during a cabinet meeting in Silchar presided over by Sarma.
According to the Assam Chief Minister, the three flyovers will be built near Down Town Hospital, Fatasil Garchuk, and Kumarpara-Fatasil.
Himanta Biswa Sarma also laid the foundation stone for a road widening & guard wall project on both sides of Rangirkhal channel in Silchar town.
The Rs. 42.06-cr project will rejuvenate the 17-km channel, which carries a huge volume of rain & stormwater and mitigate urban floods to a great extent.
Silchar Medical will have another super specialty block with 200 beds and a budget of 180 crores approved by the cabinet.
Chief Minister addresses the press following the Government’s Cabinet meeting in Cachar.
“It was a failure on the University Authority’s part.” The incident occurred in September. Despite the presence of the Anti-Ragging Committee, the University was unable to act,” CM stated.
On Assam Meghalaya Border Conflict Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma said that “Police officers should not open fire on civilians… This incident will have no impact on the overall landscape of the relationship between Assam and Meghalaya.”
Decisions regarding Barak Valley:
1. The Chief Minister expressed satisfaction at the overwhelming response of the people of Barak valley to take an active part in the celebration of Bir Lachit Barphukan’s 400th birthday.
2. GC College will be elevated to the status of a state university.
3. Rs59 crore sanctioned for new embankment construction in Bethukandi, Silchar
4. Mohisha Beel will be designated as a protected area soon.
5. A 10-kilometer-long elevated flyover will be constructed in Ramnagar, Silchar. However, the India Club must be demolished in order for that construction to take place. The CM left it up to the people of Silchar to decide. The flyover will not be built if people oppose the demolition of the India Club.
6. Another flyover was approved near the Kalain sinking site.
7. Mini Secretariat has been allocated Rs.135 crore.
8. In Dholai and Lakhipur, two new degree-model colleges will be built (Binnakandi)
9. A milk processing unit worth Rs.81 crore will be built in Silchar, producing 1.5 lakh litres of milk daily.
10. A one-time grant of Rs. 10 crore has been approved for DSA Silchar.