SIVASAGAR, Feb 22: MP Topon Kr Gogoi on Monday, inaugurated the development works under the 15th State Finance Commission for the year 2020-2021 in 9 GPs in Sivasagar district.
Notably, the construction works have been taken up at a cost of approximately Rs1.23 crores as specific grant. The same would be equally spent in Nagar Mahal, Chaulkora, Konwarpur, Santipur, Panbecha, Desungmukh, Banmukh, Dhai Ali and Desungpar GPs. Inaugurating the works, Gogoi said that the BJP government is committed to developing the villages through Panchayati Raj. He added that he is determined to initiate all efforts to make Sivasagar one of the top 5 districts of Assam. “The Central Government’s announcement of Rs 500 crore grant for iconic site status to the town will embolden the local administration in expediting the development works so that the historic township could take its rightful place in the Tourism map of the world,” he added.