GUWAHATI, March 28: Assam Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi paid tributes to the peasant martyrs at Pathorughat during his maiden visit to Darrang district on Wednesday. He also held a meeting with the Deputy Commissioner, security agencies, heads of the departments and other stake holders and took stock of the various activities planned for the district and its people.
While chairing a review meeting with all the heads of the departments at the circuit house on Wednesday, the Governor took note of the status of implementation and progress of different welfare schemes for the district.
The Governor asked Deputy Commissioner Ashok Kumar Barman and all heads of the departments to make the optimum utilisation of the government schemes and bring about all round development of Darrang district. He also asked the agriculture, irrigation and other allied departments to work in a coordinated manner to increase income of the farmers. He further asked the District Agricultural Officer to provide the farmers with seeds, fertilizers, irrigation facility, guidance on soil testing and motivate to grow crops suitable to the type of land.
He also reviewed the progress of different central schemes for the district and asked the Deputy Commissioner and heads of departments to showcase their keen interests and work with utmost sincerity to ensure people at the grass root enjoy the fruits of government schemes.
The Governor also visited Mangaldai Civil Hospital and inspected various facilities made available for the patients. He asked the hospital authority to take special care for maintaining total cleanliness in and around the hospital. He also visited Dhula Police Station and checked the cleanliness and instructed the officials to make the ambience friendly to the people who come to police stations for help and assistance. He then visited Mangaldai Town Girls Higher Secondary school and Bandiya Sapori Primary school and checked the facilities available for the students and also planted saplings.
Prof. Mukhi interacted with the representatives of social, literary and religious organisations and members of press and took suggestions from them relating to the welfare of all sections of the people of the district. He also felicitated Manasi Saharia winner of Voice India Kids a resident of Darrang district.