Assam CM visits Dibrugarh; announces several developmental projects for the region
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday visited Dibrugarh and announced several developmental projects for the region. He inspected various ongoing projects and also announced the up-gradation of many existing infrastructural works.
Sarma laid the foundation stone of a 938-metre-long flyover, linking Convoy Road to the National Highway-37. The flyover will be constructed under the State-Owned Priority Development - General (SOPD-G) program against a proposed budget of Rs 49.21 crore. The completion time of the project has been fixed at 30 months.
The chief minister also laid the foundation stone of a foot over bridge at Dibrugarh University. The bridge will be constructed under SOPD-G program against a proposed budget of Rs 621.84 lakh.
The CM also inspected the ongoing construction work of the Khanikar multi-purpose stadium and informed that the stadium will be completed within the next year. Inaugurated in July 2018 by the then chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, the sports complex is proposed to be constructed at an estimated cost of ₹139.82 crore.
Besides, the above projects, the CM also announced other infrastructural development projects:
*A state-of-art convention hall for national-level conventions to be built in the region.
*The existing Central Jail at Dibrugarh will be shifted to the outskirts of the town, and a Kalashetra will be set up at the existing site.
*The Dibrugarh Library and auditorium will be upgraded.
*The hospital at Dibrugarh University will be upgraded with all the basic facilities.
*Dibrugarh Municipal Board to be upgraded to a municipal corporation.
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