Newly constructed building of Agia PS inaugurated under MOITRI
GOALPARA, Nov 20: Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the newly constructed building of Agia Police Station in Goalpara district on Wednesday. The new building has been constructed under MOITRI scheme. Chief Minister Sonowal while speaking on the occasion said, “Moitri means friendship and cordial relations. That is why the State government under MOITRI scheme envisages to improve police-public relationship and has taken up steps to augment infrastructure of police stations which would offer more friendly services to the people.”
He said that the State government has taken up construction of 344 new buildings of police stations across Assam, out of which 73 in first phase. The police stations will be equipped with all modern facilities and people friendly services so that it gives the police personnel more enthusiasm and generates friendly environment encouraging people to approach police. He also mentioned about the fast track courts set up for protection of wildlife and said that altogether 13 poachers were convicted due to speedy trial so far.
Further, taking strong note of public complaints over encroachment at Urpad beel located at Agia, chief minister Sonowal directed the DC and SP of Goalpara to take immediate steps for eviction of encroachments from the site. Coinciding the occasion, the chief minister also felicitated renowned social worker Birubala Rabha, noted farmer Upendra Rabha, national award winning teacher Parameswar Das and theatre personality Royonti Rabha.